“Handsome is as ’andsome does,”
said the night-watchman. It’s an old saying,
but it’s true. Give a chap good looks,
and it’s precious litt...
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...