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Adams

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Parson Adams, the ideal of a benevolent, simple-minded, eccentric country clergyman; ignorant of the world, bold as a lion for the truth, and modest as a girl. The character is in Fielding’s novel of Joseph Andrews.

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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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Adam
Adam
Adam Bell
Adam Cupid
Adam’s Ale
Adam’s Apple
Adam’s Needle
Adam’s Peak
Adam’s Profession
Adams
Adamant
Adamastor
Adamic Covenant
Adamites
Adaran
Adays
Addison of the North
Addixit
Addle
Adelantado

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Adams, John Couch