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Hawes is a small market town and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England, that was granted its market charter in 1699. Historically in the North Riding of Yorkshire, Hawes is located at the head of Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales, the River Ure runs to the north of the town and is regarded as one of the honeypot tourist attractions of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The parish of Hawes also includes the neighbouring hamlet of Gayle. It is west of the County Town of Northallerton. The Wensleydale Creamery is a major producer of Wensleydale cheese.

Hawes (disambiguation)

Hawes is a small market town in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England.

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Hawes (surname)

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She had just cleared her throat, and the sound was shockingly loud, so that Kung and Meyer turned to face her at almost the same moment Hawes did.

There was a strange silence in the squad room He looked first at the lieutenant, and then at KIng, and then his eyes flicked to the two rear desks where Hawes and Meyer were silently working.

She whirled from the railing just as Cotton Hawes broke from his desk in the corner.

The idea had as its core the functioning of two mechanical appliances, one of which Hawes was reasonably certain would work immediately, the other of which he thought might take quite some time to work if it worked at all.

Jeremiah Hawes had chalked off the Salem witch trials as the personal petty revenges of a town feeding on its own ingrown fears.

Leaning against the bulletin boards near the coat rack, Lieutenant J3yrnes watched Hawes with narrowed eyes.

Of all the people in the room, Byrnes had been the only one to see Hawes raise the thermostat.

Talking with Grossman on the telephone, he had watched Hawes as he stepped swiftly to the wall and twisted the dial on the instrument.

Later, he had seen Hawes when he closed both windows, and he knew then that Hawes had something on his mind, that both actions were linked and not the idle movements of a thoughtless man.

And by that time, the lights would be on again and Hawes could invent some excuse about having turned them off by accident.

But Hawes wondered if he had to do anything to that second switch in order to ensure darkness in the squad room when he made his play.

Angelica accepted it, hung it on her full lower lip, and waited Hawes struck a match and lighted the cigarette.

Standing at the bulletin board near the light switch, Hawes wrote into his pad aimlessly, waiting for the precise moment of attack.

And watching her erratic walk, Hawes was certain that the liquid in her hand was not the high explosive she claimed it was.

In that instant, Hawes stepped between her and the bottle of nitroglycerin.