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beaver away

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the soft brown fur of the beaver

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a native or resident of Oregon

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a full beard

a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect the lower face

a hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material)

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large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail

work hard on something

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Beavers (yes, that's right, those semi-aquatic rodents) scent-mark their territory with castoreum, a powerful and complex combination of castor sac secretions and urine.
Beavers, in the time of Landivar, were of great economic importance because of their meat, pelts, fur, and castoreum. Although the author treats this aspect, as well as the physical features of this unique rodent and the means of hunting and trapping it, what stands out in particular is the way in which the poet stresses their unusual talents and similarity to humans.
Actually, for a period of about 200 years, thanks to the vast demand for beaver pelts and castoreum, many areas of Canada and the present United States were populated, and, indeed, the prosperity of the New England states is attributed to the beaver trade.(20)
And so this entire admirable utopian republic, consisting of the most highly esteemed, hard-working architects and engineers of the animal kingdom, threatening no one and desirous only of living in peace, ends up as so many pairs of hats, elegant boots, and castoreum for the production of medicine.
You may take sarza to open the liver; steel to open the spleen; flowers of sulphur for the lungs; castoreum for the brain; but no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to whom you may impart griefs, joys, fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession.
de force de hailz, de galbanum, de assa foetida, de castoreum,
We know diseases of stoppings and suffocations are the most dangerous in the body; and it is not much otherwise in the mind; you may take sarza to open the liver, steel to open the spleen, flower of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain; but no receipt openeth the heart, but a true friend; to whom you may impart griefs, joys, fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession.
Bacon's community is also constituted as a body, a corpus with its organs subject to illness and healing: "We know diseases of stoppings and suffocations are the most dangerous in the body; and it is not much otherwise in the mind: you may take sarza to open the liver, steel to open the spleen, flowers of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain; but no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend." The heart is the key to the mind and the soul, and the key to the heart is its opening, that is its exteriorization and visualization in a discursive exchange and offering.
This is secreted from their glands as castoreum, which contains salicylic acid, a basic ingredient of aspirin.
We livetrapped beavers near active lodges in Hancock traps (Hancock Traps Co., Buffalo Gap, SD) set on trails or baited with aspen and ground castoreum during spring (23 Apr.
* Bait with castoreum (the secretion from the beaver's glands) or twigs or branches from aspen, alder, willow, or maple.
Roedd yn cael ei hela ar gyfer ei ffwr a hefyd ar gyfer y castoreum (sachau castor) am fod pobl yn credu fod rhinweddau meddyginiaethol yn perthyn i'r olew oedd i'w cael yn y rhain.
Traditionally, it's animal materials such as civet, castoreum and musk (best not to ask exactly which part of the cat, beaver and deer they're extracted from) that give a fragrance its sensuality, because they have a similar chemical structure to our own sexual odours.