- With the next succeeding fog signal darkness absolute descended upon the vessel, shrouding it from stem to stern like a vast blanket of blackness. - "Alias The Lone Wolf", Louis Joseph Vance.
- And, almost immediately, she began to feel a quietude of spirit, as if something delicate descended upon her, and lay lightly about her, shrouding her from the troubles of the world. - "The Garden Of Allah", Robert Hichens.
- Though nothing definite could yet be seen through the shrouding dazzle that swaddled the world's rim, this fore- hint of land confirmed their reckonings of latitude and longitude. - "The Flying Legion", George Allan England.