Sentence Examples with the word fond

Indeed, he was considered by his stern brethren as somewhat too fond and indulgent a parent.

As you may have noticed, I am fond of quoting the Founding Fathers of the United States.

He was fond of field sports and of music, and in 1633 he had charge of the music in the great masque performed by the inns of court before the king and queen.

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As lay abbot of the abbeys of St Martin at Tours and of St Denis he was interested in clerical reform, was fond of participating in religious ceremonies, and had many friends among the clergy.

Of these the largest is Lake Winnebago, between Calumet, Outagamie, Fond du Lac and Winnebago counties, with an extreme length of 30 m.

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.

The old monks of Dunfermline were very fond of them.

I didn't know you were so fond of horses.

He was particularly fond of the English, and one of his early idols was Jeremy Bentham.

Inscriptions show that the inhabitants of Praeneste were especially fond of gladiatorial shows.