reason (n.)
reasonable treatment, justified course of action
MW I.i.196[Slender to Shallow] I shall do that that is reason
MW I.i.218[Slender to Shallow] I will do as it shall become one that would do reason
Tem III.ii.120[Stephano to Caliban] At thy request, monster, I will do reason
Tit I.i.282[Bassianus to Titus, of claiming Lavinia] [I am] resolved withal / To do myself this reason and this right
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