reason (n.) 7
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