Square - Square is a philosopher who lives with Allworthy. He justifies his questionable behavior (such as making love to Molly Seagrim) by contorting his philosophical notions.Square, although a foil to Thwackum, is less sinister than the latter. Indeed, Square'svirtuous transformation at the end of the novel allows Allworthy to forgive Tom.Thwackum - Thwackum is the vicious tutor of Blifil and Tom who constantly beatsTom and praises Blifil. Thwackum, who claims to value Religion above all else, seeksonly his own good.Molly Seagrim - Molly Seagrim is the rugged, unfeminine daughter of Black Georgewho seduces Tom. Feisty and aggressive, Molly enjoys the company of men, and fightsfiercely for her rights.Black George - Black George is the servant who is favored by Tom. Although of dubious moral tincture (Black George steals and lies), Black George's loyalty to and loveof Tom nevertheless emerges. Nancy Miller - Nancy Miller is the daughter of Mrs. Miller who becomes Nightingale'swife. Narrator - The ironic, intrusive narrator can be assumed to be Fielding himself since hereflects on his process of creating Tom Jones.Book ISummaryChapter IThe narrator sets up a contract with the Reader, casting himself as a Restauranteur, hiswork as a "Feast," and the Reader as his patron. Since the Reader must pay for what heeats—the book—the narrator invites the Reader to mull over the menu, which he promises to provide in the way of an introductory clause at the opening of each Book andeach Chapter. The type of cuisine is none other than "human nature," a topic which has been written about in the cheaper kind of literature, —thought it has been grossly bandiedabout in stall-bound "Romances, Novels, Plays and Poems"—may have refinementdepending on the "Cookery of the Author." The narrator intends to mimic the cookery of Heliogabalus, a Roman emperor who initiated his guests with simple fare, slowly building to more sophisticated delicacies. After serving up his simple fare of countrycharacters, the narrator will present the Reader with the "high French and ItalianSeasoning of Affectation and Vice which Courts and Cities afford."Chapter IIIn the western domain of England lives a retired gentleman, Mr. Allworthy, blessed by Nature with good looks, robust health, understanding, an altruistic disposition, and one of the most prosperous estates in the county of Somersetshire. Five years before the story begins, Allworthy's beautiful and virtuous wife passed away, following their threechildren, who died as infants. Allworthy, however, still considers himself married—asentiment that inspires the praise of his neighbors. Allworthy lives with his only sibling,his beloved sister, Miss Bridget Allworthy, who is called an "old Maid" because she isthirty years old and unmarried. Miss Bridget is one of those "very good sort of Women,"which is the description women give to other women who are deprived of beauty.