| Quote #1
They flee from me that sometime did me seek,
The speaker refers the feet of his female visitors as "naked." This is a sexy word choice; it makes us think of people with no clothes on and, hence, sex. The lines foreshadow the speaker's more explicit focus on sex later in the poem.
| Quote #2
I have seen them gentle tame and meek
The speaker compares women to animals, which makes it sound as though sex is about dominating women. He thinks he's taming them the way one would a wild animal.
| Quote #3
[…] and do not remember
The speaker compares sexual activities to "bread" and the metaphor strikes us as a bit strange. Like food, maybe sex is just a necessary part of life, our speaker seems to think. Okay, but then why would it be dangerous? Is there something more complicated going on?