I stood up the Chief of Police," said the First Footpad, "and I got away with what he had.
And I," said the Second Footpad, "stood up the United States District Attorney, and got away with - "
Two Footpads sat at their grog in a roadside resort, comparing the evening's adventures.
Far off, the lofty jet of the whale might be seen, and nearer at hand the prowling shark, that villainous footpad
of the seas, would come skulking along, and, at a wary distance, regard us with his evil eye.
She felt like one who had suffered the terror of the onslaught of a murderous footpad
only to find out that it was an innocent pedestrian asking the time.
I tell you it is as true of these rich fools and rascals as it is true of every poor footpad
and pickpocket; that only God knows how good they have tried to be.
As soon as we were out of doors, Egbert, with the manner of a little footpad
, demanded a shilling of me on the ground that his pocket-money was "boned" from him.
For feeding a rascally footpad
, locked up these six months in the little cell of the flayer, until it should be determined what to do with him, six livres, four sols.
For example, they are the thieves, burglars, cutpurses, footpads
, robbers of temples, man-stealers of the community; or if they are able to speak they turn informers, and bear false witness, and take bribes.
At that time, too, all the roads in the neighbourhood of the metropolis were infested by footpads
or highwaymen, and it was a night, of all others, in which any evil- disposed person of this class might have pursued his unlawful calling with little fear of detection.
It seems to me, Sancho- and it is impossible it can be otherwise- that some strayed traveller must have crossed this sierra and been attacked and slain by footpads
, who brought him to this remote spot to bury him.
There was me thinking Footpad
was the best (chance) of the week