Strength and good-nature—­said the night-watchman,
musingly, as he felt his biceps—­strength
and good-nature always go together. Sometimes
you find a stro...
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...