What if a footpad started sinking into the moondust, or the Eagle sprung a leak?
The footpad lay in wait on the lonely country road or among the bushes of the open fields at the back of Lincoln's Inn.
“It is a falsehood,” roared the footpad who had attacked our hero.
Our friend Blocque is garroted, and robbed of his 'honest earnings,' at one fell swoop by a footpad!
The young lord did what he pleased, and spoke his mind as plainly as the footpad.
Here also you will meet the footpad and the highwayman; the smuggler and the poacher, and the fugitive.
I was assaulted by a footpad near Abrantes, as if I was worth robbing.
While this was going on the westerner and two of the new arrivals managed to make a prisoner of the other footpad.
You are only a footpad, a simple-minded marquis of the bludgeon.
The day will never come, I hope, when we shall degenerate into the footpad, and lose our Night Errantry.