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Man·tel

(man-tel'),
Nathan, 20th-century U.S. biostatistician. See: Mantel-Haenszel test.
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Won't you let me carry you back to Kansas, and stand you on Aunt Em's mantel? I could carry you in my basket."
Some more potent upheaval had cloven a great slice from the marble mantel. Each plank in the floor owned its particular cant and shriek as from a separate and individual agony.
And then he traversed the room like a hound on the scent, skimming the walls, considering the corners of the bulging matting on his hands and knees, rummaging mantel and tables, the curtains and hangngs, the drunken cabinet in the corner, for a visible sign, unable to perceive that she was there beside, around, against, within, above him, clinging to him, wooing him, calling him so poignantly through the finer senses that even his grosser ones became cognisant of the call.
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.
Time to out pressure washer Fireplace mantels are usually made of easily cleanable materials like painted wood.
In addition to holding mantels, these brackets, being weatherproof, are the perfect accoutrement to a garden shed or outdoor area, where they can hold tools or store hoses and other tubing or materials.
I could, I felt, have constructed another chapter and called it The Mantels. In Giving up the Ghost (Mantel, 2003) she gives an astonishing account of her own family.
Artisans from Virginia worked for thirteen months refinishing the cypress doors and mantels. Previously painted white, today the doors are refinished to a faux bois.
MAKING MANTELS shows average homeowner/handymen they can build a fireplace mantel, providing all the details of so doing from design and mouldings to wood finishing and installation.