make one

References in classic literature ?
Anyone looking at the disorganized rear of the Russian army would have said that, if only the French made one more slight effort, it would disappear; and anyone looking at the rear of the French army would have said that the Russians need only make one more slight effort and the French would be destroyed.
DT Dwan Edwards came off the bench to make one tackle for the Panthers.
It's hard to make one much longer than that and still be on a green.