“Dogs on board ship is a nuisance,” said
the night-watchman, gazing fiercely at the vociferous
mongrel that had chased him from the deck of the Henry
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...