While here he had fallen in with footpads who had sought to rob him.
The avenues of the Bois were crowded with carriages, and the walks with footpads.
Notwithstanding, footpads often lurk in the covert of black corners.
All letters were then carried by carriers or footpads 16 or 18 miles a day.
No palaces were there; a few cabins perhaps, and footpads certainly.