He walked with her up the hill, her mother close behind them. But it was impossible for the two young people to keep their bodies from brushing against each other and once Apollonia stumbled and fell against him so he had to hold her and her body so warm and alive in his hands started a deep wave of blood rising in his body.
They could not see the mother behind them smiling because her daughter was a mountain goat and had not stumbled on this path since she was an infant in diapers. And smiling because this was the only way this young man was going to get his hands on her daughter until the marriage.
Book: The Godfather (Book VI)
Writer: Mario Puzo
Movie : The Godfather