I don't think he has accepted yet that he admires you.
Everyone admires a person who does their own thing - as long as it's cool.
Plotinus is no dualist, like the Christian Gnostics; he admires the beauty and splendour of the world.
In each point the English constitution, which he ardently admires, is, he says, suffering: the prerogatives of the crown are disproportionately great; the peerage has been degraded by new creations; and parliaments are slighted.
A poet admires the bee sucking from the chalice of a flower and says it exists to suck the fragrance of flowers.