A Compendium of Words and Expressions Used Today That Were Used During the English Regency, 1811-1820 (Give or Take A Few Years Either Way.) The list now includes the language of Federal America (late 18th and early 19th centuries).
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
To Make Someone Out To Be Something
"'Make me out, if you please, to be a villain.'" --Arthur Mervyn (Charles Brockden Brown, 1799), Chapter XXV