To float with the stream

figuratively, to drift with the current of opinion, custom, etc., so as not to oppose or check it.
- Ure.

See also: Stream

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They had taken a bachelor cottage near Hampton, on the brink of the Thames, with a lawn, and a boat-house; and all things fitting, and were to float with the stream through the summer and the Long Vacation.