The Man Who Would be King. By. Rudyard Kipling. Published by Brentano’s at 31 Union Square New York. THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING “Brother to a Prince and fellow to a beggar if he be found worthy.” The Law, as quoted, lays down a fair conduct of life, and one not easy to follow. I have been fellow to a beggar again and again under circumstances which prevented either of us finding out.