Not but what I know ladies of a certain description often have birds, but then their fondness is all affectation and fashion; but this poor thing was all nature.
And when institutions in Japan announce their manga awards, my fondness is coupled with a serious spike in my covetous streak.
The novelist Mark Winegardner, a veteran of the retreat circuit (he calls Yaddo his "go-to colony"), looks back with a certain fondness on the pre-Internet days, though he acknowledged the "anxiety and friction" among artists as they lined up after dinner to use payphones.
I will say that I have a certain fondness for the idea of tossing everyone in Congress in jail on a giant RICO prosecution.
The nation which indulges towards another a habitual hatred or a habitual fondness is in some degree a slave.