| Quote #4
He has an epiphany at the beginning of the third stanza: he's not alone after all! The feeling of isolation melts away thanks to the work of his imagination.
| Quote #5
Henceforth I shall know
Coleridge is no longer isolated, but does he feel connected to his friends, or only with nature? From these lines it seems that nature is a suitable substitute for Lamb and the others. Or maybe he feels comfort in fact that he can share in Lamb's joy, even at a distance.