1 Mere display left her with a sense of superior distinction; but she felt an affinity to all the subtler manifestations of wealth.
2 But the deeper affinity was unmistakable: the two had the same prejudices and ideals, and the same quality of making other standards non-existent by ignoring them.
3 And it was not, after the first moment, the horror of the idea that held her spell-bound, subdued to his will; it was rather its subtle affinity to her own inmost cravings.
4 There seemed to be a near affinity between us.
5 Since Thomasin's marriage Mrs. Yeobright had shown him that grim friendliness which at last arises in all such cases of undesired affinity.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 3: 7 The Morning and the Evening of a Day
6 In the same early morning, I discovered a singular affinity between seeds and corduroys.
7 The forces of gravitation, electricity, or chemical affinity are only distinguished from one another in that they are differently defined by reason.
8 There one lays one's finger on a mysterious affinity between public men and public women.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE 16TH OF FEBRUARY, 1833
9 It was not in Bertha's habits to be neighbourly, much less to make advances to any one outside the immediate circle of her affinities.
10 Ned Silverton's relation to Stancy seemed, for instance, closer and less clear than any natural affinities would warrant; and both appeared united in the effort to cultivate Freddy Van Osburgh's growing taste for Mrs. Hatch.
11 There are certain affinities between the persons we quit and those we meet afterwards.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
12 One might almost say that affinities begin with the letters of the alphabet.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC