What caught my attention is the description of their "new" feelings for each other. It is a clue that we should pick up on and put to use ourselves in our relationship with the opposite sex. My oh my, the things we can learn from Jane Austen, the spinster!
If you care to read the entire group of "passionate passages" you will find them here starting with Persuasion:
Pic: Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds for Persuasion 1995