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Blue Mantle

one of the four pursuivants of the British College of Arms
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Historical Examples
  • The young Queen of Scotland was dressed in white, with a blue mantle and a train covered with pearls.

    Historic Girlhoods Rupert S. Holland
  • In the middle of the night, as it seemed, blue mantle woke him.

    The Magic World Edith Nesbit
  • In her blue mantle she looked sweeter and brighter than a fairy.

    Johnny Ludlow, Third Series Mrs. Henry Wood
  • "Just one question more," thought Johannes, and he slipped out from under the blue mantle.

    The Quest Frederik van Eeden
  • I saw a boat whirling toward that treacherous vortex, the flash of a blue mantle, the whiteness of an upturned face.

  • When she is visible, it is in the form of an old woman, with a blue mantle and streaming hair.

    The Lady of the Lake Sir Walter Scott
  • Our lady has, however, put on the blue mantle; and 'ere many settings of the sun, we shall look for deep water.

  • She wore a red robe and a blue mantle, and she bore in her arms a child with fair locks.

    From a Swedish Homestead Selma Lagerlf
  • Her neck was uncovered, for the blue mantle had fallen off56 and now lay in the bottom of the boat.

  • The Channel glittered like a blue mantle shot with gold and starred by the silver of the capping seas.

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