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.
He's not quite sure whether we're footpads or not—poor devil.
Those two footpads were up to some mischief, and I'm afraid it was Amory they were after.
He commanded her to go to Pycroft, along a road that is infested by footpads.
Five minutes more, and these footpads would have overpowered me.
She might have been carried off by footpads if you three boys hadn't been along to take care of her!