Usage examples for mantel

  1. On the mantel I observed a picture of an old lady. – Child of a Century, v3 by Alfred de Musset
  2. It's real lucky we have a mantel, isn't it? – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
  3. How his heart beat at the sight of that figure standing by the mantel. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  4. On the contrary, I stood up sturdily with my back to the mantel- piece, and with the forefinger of my right hand I tapped my left palm. – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  5. There was a photograph of Dick on the mantel, taken in his uniform, and he looked at it for a moment. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  6. She stood by the mantel- shelf, holding one hand over her eyes while she told him. – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan
  7. As it was there was but a step or two from the little table to the kitchen, to the mantel, the small buffet, and the side door that opened out on the narrow brick- paved yard. – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  8. Your Father's candle is on the mantel. – The Tinder-Box by Maria Thompson Daviess
  9. More than one fine old mantel has been rescued from such a hiding place. – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  10. She went and stood beside him, leaning upon the mantel. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  11. She thought he might have had an accident with the pistol that usually lay on his mantel- piece. – Martin Hewitt, Investigator by Arthur Morrison
  12. The window curtains were drawn close, and the only light in the cheerful room, was given by a night- lamp that was burning on the mantel- piece. – Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing by T. S. Arthur
  13. He assured them they would be quite as safe on the mantel- piece, as they would be in that closet; that their being found concealed would be regarded as the best evidence that they were the persons sought for. – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child
  14. I will send for them in good time, answered Miss Levison, glancing at the little golden clock upon the mantel- piece, and noticing that it was nearly half- past nine, the hour at which she expected Lord Arondelle. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  15. At the end she returned to the work of packing, in which she directed him, and sometimes assisted him with her own hands, having put the bouquet on the mantel to leave herself free. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells