Not only was Dawes, like Hoover, a prominent Republican; he was also an ex-RFC official.
Dawes had been driven to the extremity of life, until he was afraid.
Miss Dawes herself opened the door in response to his knock.
The strong emotion that Dawes aroused in him, repressed, made him shiver.
Miss Dawes, who had been in high spirits, now took a moment for reflection.
"That man Dawes is very insolent," said the insulted chaplain to Burgess.
"Don't get many people comin' into town," Dawes said, looking at him curiously.
Dawes sat down heavily, eyeing Morel with a sort of suspicion.
When Dawes was through, he pushed back his plate and ordered Sol to get ready.
And he lost no time saying farewell to Dawes, once he got his hands on the money Carrington left.