A delicate and charming way to convey mutual attraction.  It sounds so soft, so harmless and so sweet, yet it presages disaster for the one and shock for the other.

‘Such young unfurrowed souls roll to meet each other like two velvet peaches that touch softly and are at rest.’

Source: George Eliot, Adam Bede (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1985 (1859)), p. 177

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