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A competition immediately ensued between the two companies for the trade with the mountain tribes and the trapping of the head-waters of the Columbia and the other great tributaries of the Pacific.
In the meantime, they detach bands, or "brigades" as they are termed, of trappers in various directions, assigning to each a portion of country as a hunting or trapping ground.
It is able, also, to fit out and dispatch its own trappers the soonest, so as to get the start of its competitors, and to have the first dash into the hunting and trapping grounds.
A new species of strategy has sprung out of this hunting and trapping competition.
They have found the trapping of the beaver their most profitable species of hunting; and the traffic with the white man has opened to them sources of luxury of which they previously had no idea.
Without accurate population numbers and an increase in trappings, we stand to lose a fundamental part of our wildlife and ecosystem all together right in front of our own eyes.
All animals die without the anesthetized trappings of human endings.
Although the overall figure in trappings appeared unchanged for 2008 compared to 2007, there was a 50 per cent spike in trappings during the winter of 2008 compared to the same season a year earlier, Hellicar said.
Collectively and individually we are not who we once were, despite the fact that many of yesterday's trappings still surround us.
We accept all the statements made by Anglican clerics and officials that there is so much more to the church than the organizational and bureaucratic trappings of a diocese.
At this point in the speech, Hamlet may merely mean that his grief for his father is genuine, but 'passeth show' may also mean that he has some sort of feeling that can't be shown by 'the trappings and suits of woe' - his black clothing and cloudy face.
This book treats public political events in America between 1788 and Jefferson's election in 1800, including parades and other open air occasions, as well as accompanying festivities and trappings, including dinners, the raising of liberty poles, ceremonial toastings, songs, badges, etc.