- a disillusioned and satirical observer of life, in Shakespeare's As You Like It.
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Contemporary Examples of jaques
At 11:48, Jaques Rogge, chairman of the IOC, declared the games closed.Olympics Closing Ceremonies: London Rocks Out
August 12, 2012
Historical Examples of jaques
Jaques is only sketched in with light strokes, but all his traits are peculiarly Hamlet's traits.
Yet another trait is attributed to Jaques, which we must on no account forget.
The words are as 'tragical' and tender as were those of the melancholy Jaques.
"You do well to liken yourself to the melancholy Jaques," she replied.Loss and Gain
John Henry Newman
Jaques, the only wise one, is the only one not moved by Fortune.William Shakespeare