And if ever I go where Pliny is, I, a whaleman (more than he was), will make bold to tell him so.
"Bill," said the stranger, in a voice that I thought he had tried to make bold and big.
We make bold to affirm that it was both—both historical and mythical.
You'll excuse me, Mr. Fenwick; but I'll just make bold to say as much as that.
I was going to make bold to come to Prince's Gate, and ask you to come to see him.
As I feel certain that you and I are old friends, I make bold to answer for you—yes.
This has happened so often that I make bold to found a law upon it.
Yes, Mr. Dean, we'll make bold to trouble you with a letter.
On the present occasion I make bold to present myself in this unamiable capacity.
May I make bold to enquire what business has brought you here?