- That wretched consumptive, Rateau, was with them, and made a facetious remark as Kennard, pale and haggard, almost ghostlike, with a white bandage round his head, appeared upon the landing. - "The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel", Baroness Orczy.
- The white towers of Ypres gleamed ghostlike in the distant haze. - "Leaves from a Field Note-Book", J. H. Morgan.
- At the farther end of the apartment four armed giants stood grim and ghostlike in the twilight, which seemed to supply their empty frames with the presentment of actual warriors. - "The Betrayal", E. Phillips Oppenheim.