“Human natur’!” said the night-watchman,
gazing fixedly at a pretty girl in a passing waterman’s
skiff. “Human natur’!”
He sighed, 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...