She's not a bad little thing, au fond, when you get to know her.
For, notwithstanding his careless manner, he was au fond a conventional soul.
Society is au fond republican, and is apt to resent autocracy, even the autocracy of genius, when it takes the form of monologue.
Yet au fond Katherine did not really care even for the very very best.
au fond, the typical Englishman likes best a joke that has a savour of the "practical" in it.
Assis au fond d'un vieux fauteuil, large comme une gurite, il se leva pour recevoir son visiteur.
Once intimate with Leighton, he was ever found to be au fond English of the English.
He expressed it as his intention to attack most vigorously (au fond), and asked for my best support, which I promised to give.
"au fond de la cour, troisieme a gauche," said the concierge.
It appears from the next paragraph, that the thermometer was "au fond du lac."