"Hark at the wind" said Mr. White, who, having seen a fatal mistake after it was to late, was amiably desirous of preventing his son from seeing it. "There he is" said Herbert White
"Well it's just a bit of what you might call magic, perhaps," said the Sergeant major off-handedly. "Hold it in your right hand and wish aloud,' said the sergeant major "but I warn you of the consequences"
"I wish for two hundred pounds," said the old man distinctly. "Well I don't see the money," said his son as he picked it up and placed it on the table, "and I bet I never shall."
"Morris said the things happened so naturally," said his father, "that you might attribute it to coincidence." "Well, don't break into the money before I come back," said Herbert
"I'm sorry----" began the visitor. "He was caught in machinery," said the visitor at length, in a low voice
"Wish our boy alive again." "It's my boy; it's Herbert!" "For god's, sake don't let it in," He heard the creaking of the bolt as it came slowly back, and at the same moment he found the monkey's paw, and frantically breathed his third and last wish.