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 Adam’s Profession.Adamant 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Adams.
 
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.   1
 


 Adam’s Profession.Adamant 

 
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