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Synonyms for mantel

shelf that projects from wall above fireplace

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One of the candles on the mantel was blown out, and the little machine suddenly swung round, became indistinct, was seen as a ghost for a second perhaps, as an eddy of faintly glittering brass and ivory; and it was gone--vanished
Then, getting up, he went to the tobacco jar on the mantel, and with his back to us began to fill his pipe.
The shot missed, and before the man could fire again Tarzan had swept the lamp from the mantel and plunged the room into darkness.
Of course that is all that is expected of us when we are on mantels and cabinets and drawing-room tables, but our lives are much pleasanter here in our own country.
Those were of the purest 1830, with a grim harmony of cabbage- rose-garlanded carpets, rosewood consoles, round-arched fire-places with black marble mantels, and immense glazed book-cases of mahogany; whereas old Mrs.
Upon the mantels, and on many shelves and brackets and tables, were clustered ornaments of every description, seemingly made out of all sorts of metals, glass, china, stones and marbles.
LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SoCal Fireplace Mantels, the leading Los Angeles fireplace mantels manufacturer, offers modern fireplace mantel designs.
Following the announcement of the shortlist this week, Hills made Hilary Mantel (below) 6-4 favourite for her novel Bring Up The Bodies, charting the life of a bulimic cannibal.
BOOKER Prize winning author Hilary Mantel has been criticised for calling Kate Middleton a plastic princess and a mannequin designed for breeding.
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London, Oct 17 ( ANI ): Hilary Mantel, who won a Man Booker Prize for her novel 'Wolf Hall' in 2009, has won the award for the second time for the book's sequel 'Bring up the Bodies.
PAST winner Hilary Mantel has again been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, alongside first-time nominee Will Self.
Hilary Mantel won the Man Booker prize in 2009 for her Wolf Hall, a fictionalised story of the life of Thomas Cromwell.
Bookies' favourite Hilary Mantel scooped the Man Booker Prize for Fiction last night for her "demanding" novel about Henry VIII's adviser Thomas Cromwell.
For inspiration, we asked floral designers in Oakland, San Diego, and Menlo Park, California, to design mantel decorations that would be both spectacular and surprising, yet quick to put together.