It requires great dexterity in cutting out the mantelet to give a graceful appearance to this innovation.
On the memorable occasion of which I speak I was habited in a crimson satin dress, with a sky-blue Arabian mantelet.
All this time Denys was behind his mantelet with another arbalestrier, protecting the workmen and making some excellent shots.
He remembereth his worthies: They stumble in their march; They make haste to the wall thereof, And the mantelet is prepared.
Dress and mantelet of plain silk with band à disposition trimmed with fringed ribbon.
But the archers of the besiegers sought to put themselves on more equal terms with their opponents by using the pavis or mantelet.
The most interesting example which we have met of the employment of the pavis and mantelet, is in a picture in the Harl.
But the special point for which we give the woodcut here, is to illustrate the use of the mantelet.
I wore the new bonnet and mantelet to church, to-day:—frightened the sexton, made the minister squint, and the congregation stare.
This mantelet, as we afterwards learned, gave rise to a somewhat singular occurrence.