Thesaurus / mantelpiece
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Miss Winstead, the governess, resumed her letter, and a clock on the mantelpiece struck out seven silvery chimes.

Daddy's GirlL. T. Meade

He always in the end sank down into his box or clambered back to his mantelpiece.

She rose and walked to the fireplace, her elbows on the mantelpiece, and her head back.

She turned away sharply, rested her elbows on the mantelpiece and her head in her hands.

The Rake's ProgressMarjorie Bowen

As he turned, his gaze encountered an oil-painting hanging above the mantelpiece.

Then all the men spoke to one another something after this fashion, 'The drum-horse hasn't hung over the mantelpiece since '67.'

Soldier StoriesRudyard Kipling

Mr. Vincent stood up with a nod and leaned himself against the mantelpiece, looking down at the rather indignant young man.

The NecromancersRobert Hugh Benson

I was composed enough to perceive after some considerable time the matchbox lying there on the mantelpiece right under my nose.

Some ReminiscencesJoseph Conrad

"What a hideous exhibition," I said, distinctly addressing a grotesque porcelain Buddha on the mantelpiece.

The Book of SusanLee Wilson Dodd

He wrenched his arm away, gave a little cry, strode to the mantelpiece and bent his head upon his arms.

WORDS RELATED TO MANTELPIECE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.