Your aunt and uncle seem pretty fond of you.
I didn't know you were so fond of horses.
Though she's a lady, she's very fond of hunting.
Princess Mary was particularly fond of her.
It is possible that Plautus may have been working on the lines of the old comedy in the tell-tale names which he is so fond of inventing for his characters, such as Polymachaeroplagides (Pseud.
They were fond of asking one another that question.
He was also fond of hunting, and for this reason usually lived at Adrianople.
Here the conversation seemed interesting and he stood waiting for an opportunity to express his own views, as young people are fond of doing.
But then, they had never been that fond of Lori, and they all adored Carmen.
They are fond of singing and dancing, and are a gentle-mannered and hospitable folk.
Unlike Laura Bridgman, she is fond of gentlemen, and we notice that she makes friends with a gentleman sooner than with a lady.
Sometimes he thinks that they came direct from God, like all good things, but he is also fond of maintaining that many of Plato's best thoughts were borrowed from the Hebrew prophets; and he makes the same statement in regard to the wisdom of the other philosophers.
Anatole was sincerely fond of Dolokhov for his cleverness and audacity.
She is so kind and Mamma is so fond of her!
He was fond of music and of art, and kept statues in Hampton Court Gardens which scandalized good puritans.
At first she was suckled by a she-bear, and then saved by huntsmen, among whom she grew up to be skilled with the bow, swift, and fond of the chase, like the virgin goddess Artemis.
She seemed to be fond not so much of individuals as of the family as a whole.
"Ah, my dear, I can't tell you how fond I have grown of Julie latterly," she said to her son.
If you behave, and don't scare the little pigs, I'm sure they'll grow very fond of you.
I was very fond of bananas, and one night I dreamed that I found a long string of them in the dining-room, near the cupboard, all peeled and deliciously ripe, and all I had to do was to stand under the string and eat as long as I could eat.
I went downstairs and got some cake (she is very fond of sweets).
Hadrian was fond of the society of learned men - poets, scholars, rhetoricians and philosophers - whom he alternately humoured and ridiculed.
Al Mansur loved poetry and was fond of hearing poets repeat their own verses.
And having entered on the path of definition, of which he was fond, Napoleon suddenly and unexpectedly gave a new one.
He was the last of seven French popes in succession who had done so, and had perpetuated for seventy-three years what ecclesiastical writers are fond of terming "the Babylonian captivity of the church."
The Jew remained, as always, stubbornly unconvinced, and, as often, fond of slanders.
He was extremely fond of music, and was himself a fair pianist.
Like Luther, Arndt was very fond of the little anonymous book, Deutsche Theologie.
Brought up a Lutheran, and fond of pleasure, she had shown no liking for Scottish Calvinism, and soon incurred rebukes on account of her religion, "vanity," absence from church, "night waking and balling."
Dorothy held Eureka in her arms and bade her friends a fond good-bye.
She could not find fault with Sonya in any way and tried to be fond of her, but often felt ill-will toward her which she could not overcome.
Kant puts together, as belonging to " Rational Theology," three arguments - he is critic of fond of triads, though they have not the significance for him which they came to have for Hegel.
All classes high and low are fond of the religious festivals, the principal of which, the Dasahra, occurs in October, when the first harvest of the year has been secured and the second crops sown.
He was fond of verse-making, and tried to introduce into French verse the rules of Latin prosody, his translation of the fourth book of the Aeneid into classical hexameters being greeted by Voltaire as "the only prose translation in which he had found any enthusiasm."
In each was a piano, the eccentric master of the whole being fond of music as the recreation of his literary hours.
He was at all times addicted to lavish hospitality, and according to the testimony of contemporaries was too fond of burgundy.
So extravagant are the deeds ascribed to him, and so marvellous the attributes with which he has been clothed by the fond idolatry of his countrymen, that by some he has been classed with the Amadises and the Orlandos whose exploits he emulated.
He is fond of disguising himself, and devoted to fun and practical jokes.
He is not always very critical, and he is passionately fond of allegorical interpretations, but these were the faults of his age.
At present I read nothing but Italian, which I am immoderately fond of, particularly of the poetry..
Plot he disregards, and he is fond of throwing his dialogues into regular dramatic form, with by-play prescribed and stage directions interspersed.
He was an unfaithful husband and often treated his wife with scant consideration; he was too fond of Dutch favourites like Keppel or worthless women like Lady Orkney.
The great amusement of the Andamanese is a formal night dance, but they are also fond of simple games.
Far from being ambitious or scheming, he was lazy and selfindulgent, fond of eating and drinking, and owed his elevation to the throne to Caecina and Valens, commanders of two legions on the Rhine.
The Hindus are fond of painting the outside of their houses a deep red colour, and of covering the most conspicuous parts with pictures of flowers, men, women, bulls, elephants and gods and goddesses in all the many forms known in Hindu mythology.
His manners were agreeable and his appearance fascinating, but, like many other prelates of the day, his morals were far from blameless, his two dominant passions being greed of gold and love of women, and he was devotedly fond of the children whom his mistresses bore him.
Mr Dodgson was always very fond of children, and it was an open secret that the original of "Alice" was a daughter of Dean Liddell.
Hardy, simple and industrious, fond of music, kind-hearted, and with a strangely artistic taste in dress, these people possess in a wonderful degree the secret of cheerful contentment.
Though fond of ease the Annamese are more industrious than the neighbouring peoples.
Marguerite Arouet, of whom her younger brother was very fond, married early, her husband's name being Mignot; the elder brother, Armand, was a strong Jansenist, and there never was any kind of sympathy between him and Francois.
The new king was not fond of "boetry," but Queen Caroline was, and international jealousy was pleased at the thought of welcoming a distinguished exile from French illiberality.
As a rule, the Viennese are passionately fond of dancing; and the city of Strauss, J.
From those early days when a fond mother wrote of him as having been " truly converted to God," down to the verge of ninety years, he lived in the habitual contemplation of the unseen world, and regulated his private and public action by reference to a code higher than that of mere prudence or worldly wisdom.
Of his teachers, one, the Rev. Charles Wellbeloved, was, Martineau said, " a master of the true Lardner type, candid and catholic, simple and thorough, humanly fond indeed of the counsels of peace, but piously serving every bidding of sacred truth."
This species chiefly frequents swampy grass jungle and is fond of a mud-bath.
In controversy he was too fond of mingling personal abuse with legitimate argument, and this weakness mars his letters, which were held in high admiration in the early middle ages, and are valuable for their history of the man and his times.
Frivolous, selfish, avaricious and fond of luxury, she used her influence, during the different periods when she was invested with the regency, not for the public welfare, but mainly in her own personal interest.
He was fond of gaiety and of sport; but neither ever turned him away from the punctual and laborious discharge of his royal duties.
I am fond of you, especially as you are the one live man among our whole set.
His favorite occupation when not playing boston, a card game he was very fond of, was that of listener, especially when he succeeded in setting two loquacious talkers at one another.
I have grown so fond of her.
The officer on duty was a handsome, elegantly dressed man with a diamond ring on his forefinger.
Mademoiselle Bourienne, too, seemed passionately fond of the boy, and Princess Mary often deprived herself to give her friend the pleasure of dandling the little angel--as she called her nephew--and playing with him.
"I have known you a long time, you see, and am as fond of you as of a brother," she said.
They were all fond of him already.
I'm fond of it," said "Uncle."
"Uncle" was fond of such music.
But instead of all that--here he was, the wealthy husband of an unfaithful wife, a retired gentleman-in-waiting, fond of eating and drinking and, as he unbuttoned his waistcoat, of abusing the government a bit, a member of the Moscow English Club, and a universal favorite in Moscow society.
You see I have known him a long time and am also fond of Mary, your future sister-in-law.
In spite of the many pills she swallowed and the drops and powders out of the little bottles and boxes of which Madame Schoss who was fond of such things made a large collection, and in spite of being deprived of the country life to which she was accustomed, youth prevailed.
In historical works on the year 1812 French writers are very fond of saying that Napoleon felt the danger of extending his line, that he sought a battle and that his marshals advised him to stop at Smolensk, and of making similar statements to show that the danger of the campaign was even then understood.
You are fond of travel, and in three days you will see Moscow.
It was plain that l'amour which the Frenchman was so fond of was not that low and simple kind that Pierre had once felt for his wife, nor was it the romantic love stimulated by himself that he experienced for Natasha.
He was always busy, and only at night allowed himself conversation--of which he was fond--and songs.
But it is not presupposable that it is the lieutenant colonel himself, said the esaul, who was fond of using words the Cossacks did not know.
You are too fond of this one, his wife whispered in French.
"You know," he added, stopping at the door, "why I'm especially fond of that music?
A fine lad, a fine lad! repeated Nicholas, who at heart was not fond of Nicholas Bolkonski but was always anxious to recognize that he was a fine lad.
"He is good and kind and I am fond of him!" he thought of Dessalles.
When had he shut out those fond memories of rodeos and outings at the Medena hacienda?
She was staring at the cake, trying to find some fond memory to shove aside the pictures in her mind when Sarah walked into the room.
No matter what happened, he would always be more than a fond memory - maybe a first love.
The Letters, which are very stilted, also reveal Apollinaris as a man of genial temper, fond of good living and of pleasure.
She was as fond of acting as Goethe, and like him began with a puppet stage, succeeded by amateur theatricals, the chief entertainment provided for her guests at Nohant.
Horses appear to be fond of this species, and in Sweden it is stored for use as winter fodder.
He was a nobleman, fond of peace and actuated by the consciousness of a great mission.
Was fond of poetry and patronized men of letters.
The Burmese are fond of stage-plays in which great licence of language is permitted, and great liberty to " gag " is left to the wit or intelligence of the actors.
The Burmese are fond of bright colours, and pink and yellow harmonize well with their dark olive complexion, but even here the influence of western civilization is being felt, and in the towns the tendency now is towards maroon, brown, olive and dark green for the women's skirts.
Fond of Latin literature, whether Christian or pagan, and a friend of the arts, he was himself one of the best writers of the period.
In 1806, shortly after graduation, he became Repetent and Privatdozent in that university; and, as he was fond of afterwards relating, had Neander for his first pupil in Hebrew.
She is fond of fun and frolic, and loves dearly to be with other children.
She is very fond of children younger than herself, and a baby invariably calls forth all the motherly instincts of her nature.
She is very fond of all the living things at home, and she will not have them unkindly treated.
If Miss Keller is fond of language and not interested especially in mathematics, it is not surprising to find Miss Sullivan's interests very similar.
You know how fond the count is of her.
Me whom everyone is so fond of?
I know you understand Fedya, my dear count; that, believe me, is why I am so fond of you.
Wasn't I fond of him?
I am so fond of Julie that I should be sorry for her.
Miloradovich, who said he did not want to know anything about the commissariat affairs of his detachment, and could never be found when he was wanted--that chevalier sans peur et sans reproche * as he styled himself--who was fond of parleys with the French, sent envoys demanding their surrender, wasted time, and did not do what he was ordered to do.
16, 11, 12), fond of finery (ii.
The Malays are indolent, pleasure-loving, improvident beyond belief, fond of bright clothing, of comfort, of ease, and they dislike toil exceedingly.
Zhilinski, a Pole brought up in Paris, was rich, and passionately fond of the French, and almost every day of the stay at Tilsit, French officers of the Guard and from French headquarters were dining and lunching with him and Boris.
He was exceedingly fond of horses and hunting, leaping ditches prudently avoided by the foreign ambassadors.