What the Chinese eat is a mystery, and such queer compounds enter into their _menu_ that I would give everybody who dines with a Chinaman this advice -- don't enquire too minutely into what is placed before you, or you will eat nothing, and so offend your host; bolt it and fancy it is something nice -- and _fancy_ goes for something at times, I can assure you.
IV. iv.493 (354,2) [and by my fancy] It must be remembered that _fancy_ in this author very often, as in this place, means _love_.
I did not use the term fancy doctor to be sarcastic.
But the Greeks call it fancy, which signifies appearance, and is as proper to one sense as to another.
But let me tell you that what you call a fancy has been anything but a fancy with me, to be over like a spring shower.