The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A country curate in Fielding's "Joseph Andrews," with a head full of learning and a heart full of love to his fellows, but in absolute ignorance of the world, which in his simplicity he takes for what it professes to be.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Adams, Parson'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/a/adams-parson.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.