There was blue delft on the chimneypiece
. At that time there must have been five hundred dining-rooms in London decorated in exactly the same manner.
Even when the sun shines brilliantly, it seldom touches the grand piano in the recess, or the folio music-books on the stand, or the book-shelves on the wall, or the unfinished picture of a blooming schoolgirl hanging over the chimneypiece; her flowing brown hair tied with a blue riband, and her beauty remarkable for a quite childish, almost babyish, touch of saucy discontent, comically conscious of itself.
Fixed as the look the young fellow meets, is, there is yet in it some strange power of suddenly including the sketch over the chimneypiece.
Alec set both photographs on the chimneypiece
, and, falling back a step or two, surveyed them with infinite satisfaction for several minutes, then wheeled round, saying briefly, as he pointed to the two faces
The massive chimneypiece
was of black oak, and above it were carved the arms of the House of Fentolin.
Certain wintry branches of candles on the high chimneypiece
faintly lighted the chamber: or, it would be more expressive to say, faintly troubled its darkness.
Porthos was in bed, and was playing a game at LANSQUENET with Mousqueton, to keep his hand in; while a spit loaded with partridges was turning before the fire, and on each side of a large chimneypiece
, over two chafing dishes, were boiling two stewpans, from which exhaled a double odor of rabbit and fish stews, rejoicing to the smell.
Bartolomeo clenched his fists and struck them on the marble of the chimneypiece
'Introduce me, Nickleby,' said this second gentleman, who was lounging with his back to the fire, and both elbows on the chimneypiece
The stranger, who was leaning against the chimneypiece
with drooping head, looked round and answered, 'No.
Will rows of our willow- pattern dinner-plates be ranged above the chimneypieces
of the great in the years 2000 and odd?
In the main lounge area there is a substantial fireplace that is described by website British Listed Buildings as being a French Renaissance style chimneypiece
incorporating the Wynn coat-of-arms.