There was fever between the decks; there was fever in black hearts; of dark nights a corposant burned now at this masthead, now at that.
"Sir Mortimer" by Mary Johnston
Presently a bright star suddenly appears under the faintly gleaming corposants.
"The Missing Merchantman" by Harry Collingwood
The Sailor, then at the Helm, said he lately saw a Corposant at the Head of the Mast.
"John Woolman's Journal" by John Woolman