Lucas Cleeve was the pseudonym of Adeline Georgiana Isabel Kingscote (1868–1908), who was a novelist born in England, the author of over sixty works including The Woman Who Wouldn't in 1895.. Recorded in Who's Who as a traveler and linguist, she compiled a book of Indian folklore, Tales of the Sun, or, Folklore of Southern India, and a work entitled The English Baby in India and How to Rear it. However, she was best known as a novelist. Keep it for the Beggar is a short story by Mrs. Howard Kingscote. The story describes some episodes from life an ordinary Indian village family. And above all it focuses on kitchen etiquette. This story is a wonderful excursion into culture and a good demonstration of mode of life of India. And does the beggar have to do with life of thrifty family? Read and find out!