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