Truly the universe is full of ghosts, not sheeted
churchyard spectres, but the inextinguishable elements of individual life, which having once been, can never /die/, though they blend and change, and change again for ever.
The next moment I was awake, in my sheeted
bed, sweating, trembling, nauseated.
The tropic rain sheeted
about them so that they could see only the beach under their feet and the spiteful little waves from the lagoon that snapped and bit at the sand.
Before they gained Lake Le Barge, the land was sheeted
with snow that would not melt for half a year.
The captain's cabin opened to starboard, and the starboard promenade deck, sheeted
with sunshine and scored with shadow, was deserted, but for the group of which I was one, and for the pale, slim, brown figure further aft with Raffles.