There was no highwayman, no menacing apparition of any sort, but the fear of some ghostly ravager had been real enough.
That is to say, that is what he did before the episode of the highwayman.
Hannah's mind was a blank as to Pope and Gay and she was more interested in the encounter with the highwayman.
Youve sworn to do all in your power to save this highwayman.
A riding-cloak, the relic apparently of a highwayman, hangs behind the door.
Some suggested that she might even be the highwayman himself.
That he was a "highwayman of the seas," a buccaneer and pirate, guilty of blood for gold, there can be no doubt.
He was, however, reported to have saved money while he was a highwayman.
Why should she, a great lady, take any trouble for a poor devil who was living at an inn on money borrowed from a highwayman.
"Meaning that he's a drunkard, a gambler, and a highwayman," nodded Kiddie.