Highwaymen Sentence Examples
It was a favourite resort of highwaymen, whose bodies were exposed on gibbets along the road.
The Kurirs, a wandering and thieving tribe, the Kamais, professional burglars, and the Baruds, cattle-stealers and highwaymen, are notorious among the criminal classes.
Putney Heath was formerly notorious as a resort of highwaymen and duellists.
After the organization of the Territory, except for the appearance of organized bands of highwaymen in 1877-1879, there was little turbulence, in marked contrast with conditions in some of the neighbouring Territories.
The attempt to throw off the British yoke was confined to a few disaffected ex-rulers and their heirs, with their numerous clansmen and hangers-on, besides the badmashes and highwaymen who saw their way to profit by the removal of the British administration under which their peculiar talents found no safe outlet.Advertisement
Crime was rampant, highwaymen terrorized the roads, footpads infested the streets, burglaries were of constant occurrence, river thieves on the Thames committed depredations wholesale.
Selwood forest was long a favourite haunt of brigands, and even in the 18th century gave shelter to a gang of coiners and highwaymen.
Andalusia is still famous for its bull-fighters; and every outlying hamlet has its legends of highwaymen and contraband.
Travellers also had the risk of assault by robbers and highwaymen.
Cash joined forced with his old friend Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson to record under the name The Highwaymen.Advertisement
Romans, Vikings, highwaymen and Victorian industrialists to name just a few.