Gold leaf is attached to paper or plaster with egg whites, the same now as in ancient times!
There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
People Born Today
Charles Lamb, English critic & poet & essayist
William Allen White, editor
Boris Pasternak, Russian novelist & poet (Dr. Zhivago) (Nobel 1958)