ODD MAN OUT
The night watchman pursed up his lips and shook his
head. Friendship, he said, decidedly, is a deloosion
and a snare. I’ve ’ad more friendships
in my life than mo...
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...