A sum enough to strike the house of Rothschild flat into gold-leaf.
Laying-on of gold-leaf and Blockers (piece work) yields 18s.
In gilding, any sticky matter by which gold-leaf is made to adhere.
So I got a wooden horse for him, and had it covered with gold-leaf.'
The gold-leaf being lightly held to the paper in this way is easily handled.
The legs of the consoles were bowed, delicately carved, and of gold-leaf.
They are covered all over with gold-leaf, and the eyes of the larger ones are made of mother-of-pearl.
The partitions between the several walls were simply skirtings of planking covered with gold-leaf.
gold-leaf is too delicate for unskilful handling, and aluminum will do for all ordinary experiments.
The gold-leaf had been repelled after contact with his electrified glass tube.