When I stand among these mighty Leviathan skeletons, skulls, tusks, jaws, ribs, and vertebrae, all characterized by partial resemblances to the existing breeds of sea-monsters; but at the same time bearing on the other hand similar affinities to the annihilated antichronical Leviathans, their incalculable seniors; I am, by a flood, borne back to that wondrous period, ere time itself can be said to have begun; for time began with man.
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She thinks deeply and has an affinity for others with the same kind of mind.
the Moor replies that he you hurt is of great fame in Cyprus and great affinity
William Shakespeare -- Othello, the Moor of Venice