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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Fond
 
  Fond as cat is of milk.
            —Anonymous
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  Fond as the miser is of his gold.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Fond and sad as Juliet.
            —Robert Bridges (American)
  3
  Fond as a bride.
            —John Gay
  4
  Fond as hounds are of running after foxes.
            —Thomas Hood
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  Fonder than ignorance.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Fond of an old sweetheart as a brisk widow of her third husband.
            —John Wilson
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