“Wonderful improvement,” said Mr. Jack
Mills. “Show ’em to me again.”
Mr. Simpson took his pipe from his mouth and, parting
his lips, revealed h...
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...