“Jealousy; that’s wot it is,” said
the night-watchman, trying to sneer—­ “pure
jealousy.” He had left his broom for a
hurried half-pint a...
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...