A SPIRIT OF AVARICE
Mr. John Blows stood listening to the foreman with
an air of lofty disdain. He was a free-born
Englishman, and yet he had been summarily paid off
at eleven o’clock in ...
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...