reason (n.)
observation, remark, point
AYL I.iii.6[Celia to Rosalind] Come, lame me with reasons
LLL V.i.2[Nathaniel to Holofernes] Your reasons at dinner have been sharp and sententious
MM I.ii.184[Claudio to Lucio, of Isabella] she hath prosperous art / When she will play with reason and discourse
R3 IV.iv.361[King Richard to Queen Elizabeth] Your reasons are too shallow and too quick
Sonn.151.8[] flesh stays no farther reason, / But rising at thy name doth point out thee
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