Mr. Jobson awoke with a Sundayish feeling, probably
due to the fact that it was Bank Holiday. He
had been aware, in a dim fashion, of the rising of
Mrs. Jobson some time before, 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...