Some articles on silk:
... Silk is a natural protein fibre, some forms of which can be woven into textiles ... The protein fibre of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons ... The best-known type of silk is obtained from the cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry silkworm Bombyx mori reared in captivity (sericulture) ...
Famous quotes containing the words silk and/or produce:
“All-destroying sword-blade still
Carried by the wandering fool.
Gold-sewn silk on the sword-blade,
Beauty and fool together laid.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“How can you tell if you discipline effectively? Ask yourself if your disciplinary methods generally produce lasting results in a manner you find acceptable. Whether your philosophy is democratic or autocratic, whatever techniques you usereasoning, a star chart, time-outs, or spankingif it doesnt work, its not effective.”
—Stanley Turecki (20th century)