Webster 1913 Edition
mē, dat. & acc.,
mec, acc. only ; akin to D.
mich, Icel. & Goth.
mām. √187. Cf. 2d
The person speaking, regarded as an object; myself; a pronoun of the first person used as the objective and dative case of the pronoum I;
as, he struck
me; he gave
methe money, or he gave the money to
me; he got
mea hat, or he got a hat for
☞ In methinks, me is properly in the dative case, and the verb is impersonal, the construction being, it appears to me. In early use me was often placed before forms of the verb to be with an adjective; as, me were lief.
Merather had my heart might frrl your love
Than my unpleased eye see your courtesy.