Give examples to show that Orlando is rather willing to get rid of Jaques.As You Like It, Act 3 Scene 2.
As they enter Act III, scene ii, both Jaques and Orlando are both, it appears, trying to induce the other to leave. This exchange (which begins at line 268) is a sort of battle of wits, the winner of which will remain, the loser will leave.
Jaques' first line:
I thank you for your company, but, in good faith, I had as lief have been myself alone.
is matched by Orlando's reply:
And so had I. . .
These two continue their exchange of put-downs until, at line 312, Jaques throws in the towel and exits the scene, leaving Orlando to continue his wooing lesson with Ganymede (Rosalind).
Here are a couple of other lines in which Orlando indicates his desire to be rid of Jaques' company: "I do desire we may be better strangers;" "I am weary of you;" and "I am glad of your departure."
In this exchange, Orlando also refers to Jaques as a "fool." Technically, Touchstone is the Fool in this play, but Shakespeare is also playing with the idea of a character's behaviour branding him as a Fool. So, Orlando says of Jaques at line 308, in reference to Jaques "own figure:" "Which I take to be either a fool or a cipher."
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