THE TEMPTATION OF SAMUEL BURGE
[Illustration: “The Temptation of Samuel
Mr. Higgs, jeweller, sat in the small parlour behind
his shop, gazing hungrily at a supper-table whic...
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...