THE NEST EGG
[Illustration: “The Nest Egg.”]
“Artfulness,” said the night-watch-man,
smoking placidly, “is a gift; but it don’t
pay always. I’ve ...
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...