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 Meanings and Examples of MANTLE
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mantle
 n.  loose sleeveless coat worn over outer garments; cloak as a symbol of authority; covering; envelop
Classic Sentence: (55 in 4 pages)
1  The tune said, more or less, how Eve, gathering her robes about her, stands reluctant still to let her dewy mantle fall.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
2  Reason had thrown her mantle on a holly hedge.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
3  The Victorian mantle with the bead fringe.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
4  But for me, in my impenetrable mantle, the safety was complete.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
5  His mantle and hood were of the best Flanders cloth, and fell in ample, and not ungraceful folds, around a handsome, though somewhat corpulent person.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
6  On the right shoulder of the mantle there was cut, in white cloth, a cross of a peculiar form.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
7  The eight-pointed cross of his order was cut on the shoulder of his mantle in black velvet.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  A cloak or mantle of coarse black serge, enveloped his whole body.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
9  As he spoke these last words, he raised himself, and grasped the Palmer's mantle with a look of the most earnest entreaty.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
10  Just as Rebecca had dropped over her fine features a screen of silver gauze which reached to her feet, the door opened, and Gurth entered, wrapt in the ample folds of his Norman mantle.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
11  They were therefore in universal use among Prince John's courtiers; and the long mantle, which formed the upper garment of the Saxons, was held in proportional derision.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
12  And thou, who canst guess so truly," said Brian de Bois-Guilbert, dropping the mantle from his face, "art no true daughter of Israel, but in all, save youth and beauty, a very witch of Endor.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
13  The earth had donned her mantle of brightest green; and shed her richest perfumes abroad.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
14  Half in my dreams I was dimly conscious that something was going on in the room, and gradually became aware that my wife had dressed herself and was slipping on her mantle and her bonnet.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
15  She was deadly pale and breathing fast, glancing furtively towards the bed as she fastened her mantle, to see if she had disturbed me.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
Example Sentence:
1  She unsuccessfully attempted to assume the mantle of presidency.
2  The problem with all these calculations is they assume a homogenous chemical mantle.
3  It is up to Europe to take on the mantle of leadership in environmental issues.
4  The vice-president must now take on the mantle of supreme power.
5  One's mantle falls on somebody.
6  On a summer night, a mantle of dust hangs over the gravel roads.
7  I leant against a pillar of the verandah, drew my grey mantle close about me, and, trying to forget the cold which nipped me without, and the unsatisfied hunger which gnawed me within.
8  I leant against a pillar of the verandah, drew my grey mantle close about me, and, trying to forget the cold which nipped me without, and the unsatisfied hunger which began to gnaw me within.