I had taken for granted that we were hunting suspects of the road-agent persuasion.
She was riding away with a freebooter, a road-agent, to be held for ransom.
It has no past; no gentleman of the road ever robbed its passengers; no road-agent nowadays would think of ‘holding it up.’
In other words, you're an outlaw; a soft-spoken, lazy, good-for-nothin' road-agent.
It was an article of faith with him never to argue with a road-agent.
If you're right this road-agent, after he killed his pals, would hev rid back right through town.
To be held up thus in road-agent fashion, without a single means of redress!
Leaning over she took the weapons of the road-agent from his belt, and told him to move on ahead.
And it was at these the road-agent gazed, a savage gleam in his piercing black eyes.