I'm in the library right now. Should be studying, was of course checking Facebook and saw this being shared by several people:
I'm just sitting here with this book open:
And I laughed because I figured the answer would be something about the changes in political and social structure between the Nara and Meiji Era. Well, instead, I opened to page 45, and (really, you guys, I'm scared) this happened:
"He vowed to her that she should be his love in this and in all future lives, and she answered so passionately that she seemed utterly transformed from the listless creature he had known, and it was hard to believe that such vows were no novelty to her."