The young lord did what he pleased, and spoke his mind as plainly as the footpad.
That is why, to save my life, I had to be an incendiary at times, and at others a footpad.
I was assaulted by a footpad near Abrantes, as if I was worth robbing.
Was he going to be strangled like a clerk at the hands of a footpad?
You are only a footpad, a simple-minded marquis of the bludgeon.