Felix


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Felix,

Roman deacon, antipope (355–56). Emperor Constantius IIConstantius II,
317–61, Roman emperor, son of Constantine I. When the empire was divided (337) at the death of Constantine, Constantius II was given rule over Asia Minor, Syria, and Egypt, while his brothers, Constans I and Constantine II, received other portions.
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, an Arian, set him up to replace LiberiusLiberius
, d. 366, pope (352–66), a Roman; successor of St. Julius I. At the beginning of his pontificate, the status of Athanasius was still disputed, and Liberius requested Emperor Constantius II to call the Council of Arles (353).
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. He is wrongly known as Felix II.

Felix

lonely star-crossed fantasist, fights against fate in strange worlds. [Comics: “Felix the Cat” in Horn, 246]
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I do not want," Felix said, "to seem impatient, but you must remember that I have come all the way from Europe in response to a very urgent message.
It is what I trust that you, my dear Felix, may assist me to discover.
My dear Felix," he said reproachfully, "you should know me better than to ask me such a question.
I have promised to show Felix some of the wonders of New York by night.
Ill in bed," answered her ladyship, with a gravity which startled even Felix himself.
My dear Felix, how can I presume to trouble such a great personage about my dog?
Felix was not the sort of person whom she was desirous of admitting to her confidence in domestic matters.
Felix Sweetsir, being near-sighted, was obliged to fit his eye-glass in position before he could recognize the prime minister of Lady Lydiard's household.
Felix, happening to look round at Lady Lydiard and the steward while they were both engaged in writing, returned suddenly to the table as if he had been struck by a new idea.
Why should you think, Felix, that I am likely to drop my high thinking and my moral ideals?
Now, Felix," said Angel drily, "we are very good friends, you know; each of us treading our allotted circles; but if it comes to intellectual grasp, I think you, as a contented dogmatist, had better leave mine alone, and inquire what has become of yours.
The general and the viceroy had some hesitation about placing confidence in the renegade and entrusting him with the Christians who were to row, but Ana Felix said she could answer for him, and her father offered to go and pay the ransom of the Christians if by any chance they should not be forthcoming.