Act 3, Sc. 2, lines 42-53 : Explain Hamlet's motives in sending Polonius, Rosencrantz, and Guildenstern to help the players.

[Exeunt Players]

[Enter Polonius, Rosencrantz, and Guildenstern]

Hamlet. How now, my lord? Will the King hear this piece of work?

Polonius. And the Queen too, and that presently.

Hamlet. Bid the players make haste.

[Exit Polonius]

Will you two help to hasten them?

Rosencrantz. Ay, my lord.

[Exeunt Rosencrantz and Guildenstern]

Hamlet. What ho, Horatio!

[Enter Horatio]

Horatio. Here, sweet lord, at your service.

Hamlet. Horatio, thou art e'en as just a man

As e'er my conversation coped withal.

Horatio. O my dear lord!

Hamlet. Nay, do not think I flatter,

For what advancement may I hope from thee

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I think that Hamlet really wants to get rid of his two friends. Hamlet knows Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are acting for the King and Queen. He finds their constant probing questions tiresome and tedious.