While Celia listens to their arguing

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While Celia listens to their arguing, Rosalind (still disguised as Ganymede) and Jaques banter about  his melancholy; Jaques maintains that it is "good to be sad and say nothing," while Rosalind  maintains that if one is sad  and  silent, one might as well "be a post." When Orlando finally arrives  (late for his appointment), Jaques bids Ganymede goodbye. Turning to Orlando, Ganymede berates  him for his tardiness, then lovingly invites him to woo Ganymede as if he were Orlando's beloved  Rosalind; in turn, Ganymede will tease and taunt Orlando as if he were Rosalind. Ganymede wittily  instructs Orlando thus in the wily ways of love and women. "You shall never take her without her  answer, unless you take her without her tongue," Orlando is warned. At this point, Orlando says that  he must leave to attend Duke Senior at dinner, but he promises to return at two o'clock. After he has 
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