BREAKING A SPELL
“Witchcraft?” said the old man, thoughtfully,
as he scratched his scanty whiskers. No, I ain’t
heard o’ none in these parts for a long time.
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...