There was no highwayman, no menacing apparition of any sort, but the fear of some ghostly ravager had been real enough.
Did you ever play you were a highwayman, or an elephant, or anything of that sort?
Hannah's mind was a blank as to Pope and Gay and she was more interested in the encounter with the highwayman.
A highwayman was its hero and its scene the great North Road in England.
A riding-cloak, the relic apparently of a highwayman, hangs behind the door.
And do you concur in the silly notion that confounds Harry Talbot with a highwayman?
That he was a "highwayman of the seas," a buccaneer and pirate, guilty of blood for gold, there can be no doubt.
The highwayman sat before me on the ground, ruefully handling his skull.
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.
The highwayman passed his victim and threw open the bonnet of the Wolseley.