It was an article of faith with him never to argue with a road-agent.
She was riding away with a freebooter, a road-agent, to be held for ransom.
In other words, you're an outlaw; a soft-spoken, lazy, good-for-nothin' road-agent.
I had taken for granted that we were hunting suspects of the road-agent persuasion.
If you're right this road-agent, after he killed his pals, would ...