A GOLDEN VENTURE
The elders of the Tidger family sat at breakfast—Mrs.
Tidger with knees wide apart and the youngest Tidger
nestling in the valley of print-dress which lay between,
and Mr. ...
W. W. Jacobs, remembered today almost exclusively for his horror story "The Monkey's Paw" (The Lady of the Barge, 1902), was one of the most popular English humorists of the early twentieth century. H...