It seemed strange and ghostlike
in that dreary old house, perhaps because of the already tremulous state of his nerves.
The black veil, though it covers only our pastor's face, throws its influence over his whole person, and makes him ghostlike
from head to foot.
There is a somber presence in each long, dull street; and the dark river creeps ghostlike
under the black arches, as if bearing some hidden secret beneath its muddy waves.
we glide through nature, and should not know our place again.
For a while the morning lights played upon the snow and the brown and swelling masses beneath, and then, as though to veil the majestic sight from our curious eyes, strange vapours and clouds gathered and increased around the mountains, till presently we could only trace their pure and gigantic outlines, showing ghostlike
through the fleecy envelope.
A second and a third canoe came around the bend from below, glided ghostlike
to the crossing of the runaways, and vanished in the mangroves.
Anything so weird, wild, and ghostlike
I never imagined before even in a dream
scents crept out of the meadows to meet us, and the fir wood before we came to the church was a living sweetness of Junebells growing in abundance.
A narrative-free parade of black-and-white images eventually emerges, ghostlike
The episode sees Christopher Eccleston's Doctor battle the eternal ghostlike
aliens, the Gelth.
A series of his cockpit's-eye views made throughout the war are complemented by some Second World War plane paintings, including Eric Ravilious's View from the Cockpit of a Moth (1942), in which the fuselage of the plane is ghostlike
and almost absent.
estate is deteriorating badly in many parts, with staircases collapsing and dozens of properties lying empty.