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Alexis (St.)

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Patron saint of hermits and beggars. The story goes that he lived on his father’s estate as a hermit till death, but was never recognised.

He is represented, in Christian art, with a pilgrim’s habit and staff. Sometimes he is drawn as if extended on a mat, with a letter in his hand, dying.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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