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I feel for them a transport
Of cordiality— (19-20)

These lines make perhaps the strongest case for a sexual interpretation of this poem. The speaker here is telling us that he feels some deep kinship for "Nature's People," a connection that would seem to surpass mere platonic friendship.

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