THE THIRD STRING
Love? said the night-watchman, as he watched in an
abstracted fashion the efforts of a skipper to reach
a brother skipper on a passing barge with a boathook.
Don’t talk ...
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...