A MIXED PROPOSAL
Major Brill, late of the Fenshire Volununteers, stood
in front of the small piece of glass in the hatstand,
and with a firm and experienced hand gave his new
silk hat a slight tilt ov...
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...