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.
“It is a falsehood,” roared the footpad who had attacked our hero.
"I say, driver," said the footpad, with consummate coolness.
Or if a footpad asks him for his money, what need he care provided he has an umbrella?
And we know what we think of the footpad,—and what we do to him.
The footpad (he said) plied the street at night, while the righteous were at home in bed.