"I think I know a place where they can take her too and the name of it’s not Milk street and Honey avenue either."
Moses Viewing the Promised Land
Public DomainMoses Viewing the Promised Land - Credit: Frederic Edwin Church

A reference to the Promised Land of the Israelites, the agricultural abundance of which is described in such terms throughout both the Old and New Testaments. See for instance Leviticus 20.24, in which God declares to his chosen people “Ye shall inherit their land, and I will give it unto you to possess it, a land that floweth with milk and honey”. The tribal groups already resident are to be cast out for their sexual iniquity, an indication that the destination Jason has in mind for Caddy is one of the ‘homes for fallen women’ established by the W.C.T.U. (see note for page 82).