Murdoch fits Clarendon's description of Cromwell, updated by David Chandler to describe Napoleon, as "a great, bad man."
“You are a prophet and you are the bad man,” he says of his skin color.
Adrian, as we all might have guessed, turns out to be a bad, bad man.
It's about the emotional reality of a good man becoming a bad man, and the reality of how his descent affects everyone around him.
It was sad to see a good woman who loved a bad man, and is so much the worse for it.
But the power of that bad man was strong upon her, and directly the humane thrill left her bosom.
What distinguished the bad man in peculiarity from his fellowman?
If hereafter you learn to know that Doctor Grim was a bad man, forgive him, and be a better one yourself.
The bad man told me if I waited in the yard you would come for me.
With a bad man in his place as Chief Factor, the old missionaries would have found life in Oregon well-nigh unbearable.
A villain; a desperado: supposed to pick up a vehicle containing a suitcase full of cash this morning from a ''bad guy'' (mid-1800s+ Western)