Tips for Use. Evasive answer to questions of the type, ‘Why this?’ or ‘Why did you do this?’ when you do not want to give a reason. Change ‘Horatio’ to name of party you are talking to. In “Your Daily Shakespeare” see also ‘Philosophy, there is a reason for everything’.
In the play. Hamlet, returning from the conversation with the Ghost, hints (to Horatio) at the reality of metaphysical phenomena.