Mr. Richard Catesby, second officer of the ss. Wizard,
emerged from the dock-gates in high good-humour to
spend an evening ashore. The bustle of the day
had departed, and...
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...