KEEPING UP APPEARANCES
“Everybody is superstitious,” said the
night-watchman, as he gave utterance to a series of
chirruping endearments to a black cat with one eye
that had just been usin...
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...