Montagu Stephen Williams (1835 or 1834-1892) was a British author. His works include: Leaves of a Life (1890) and Round London: Down East and Up West (1892). "DOES misfortune attach to premises with the same diabolical persistency that it sometimes shows in its attachment to individuals? Does ill-luck haunt the portals of a house just as it often dogs the footsteps of a man? These are matters. I confess, that have exercised my mind for a considerable -time. "