THE LADY OF THE BARGE
The master of the barge Arabella sat in the stern
of his craft with his right arm leaning on the tiller.
A desultory conversation with the mate of a schooner,
who was hang...
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...