Dead men’s bones, hobgoblins, ghosts are ever in their minds, and meet them still at every turn; all the bugbears of the night, and terrors, fairybabes of tombs and graves are before their eyes and in their thoughts, as to women and children, if they be in the dark alone.

Apuleius
https://coldewey.cc/2012/06/dead-mens-bones-hobgoblins-ghosts-are-ever-in/ ยป