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 (môr)
adj. Comparative of many, much.
1.
a. Greater in number: a hall with more seats.
b. Greater in size, amount, extent, or degree: more land; more support.
2. Additional; extra: She needs some more time.
n.
A greater or additional quantity, number, degree, or amount: The more I see of you the more I like you.
pron.
(used with a pl. verb) A greater or additional number of persons or things: I opened only two bottles but more were in the refrigerator.
adv. Comparative of much.
1.
a. To or in a greater extent or degree: loved him even more.
b. Used to form the comparative of many adjectives and adverbs: more difficult; more softly. See Usage Note at perfect.
2. In addition: phoned twice more.
3. Moreover; furthermore.
Idioms:
more and more
To a steadily increasing extent or degree: getting more and more worried.
more or less
1. About; approximately: holds two tons, more or less.
2. To an undetermined degree: were more or less in agreement.

[Middle English, from Old English māra and māre; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]
Usage Note: When a noun phrase contains more than one and a singular noun, the verb is normally singular: More than one editor is working on that project. More than one field has been planted with oats. When more than one is followed by of and a plural noun, the verb is plural: More than one of the paintings were stolen. More than one of the cottages are for sale. When more than one stands alone, it usually takes a singular verb, but it may take a plural verb if the notion of multiplicity predominates: The operating rooms are all in good order. More than one is (or are) equipped with the latest imaging technology. See Usage Notes at one, over.

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(mɔː)
determiner
1.
a. the comparative of much, many: more joy than you know; more pork sausages.
b. (as pronoun; functioning as sing or plural): he has more than she has; even more are dying every day.
2.
a. additional; further: no more bananas.
b. (as pronoun; functioning as sing or plural): I can't take any more; more than expected.
3. more of to a greater extent or degree: we see more of Sue these days; more of a nuisance than it should be.
adv
4. used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs: a more believable story; more quickly.
5. the comparative of much: people listen to the radio more now.
6. additionally; again: I'll look at it once more.
7. more or less
a. as an estimate; approximately
b. to an unspecified extent or degree: the party was ruined, more or less.
8. more so to a greater extent or degree
9. neither more nor less than simply
10. think more of to have a higher opinion of
11. what is more moreover
[Old English māra; compare Old Saxon, Old High German mēro, Gothic maiza. See also most]
Usage: See at most

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n
1. (Biography) Hannah. 1745–1833, English writer, noted for her religious tracts, esp The Shepherd of Salisbury Plain
2. (Biography) Sir Thomas. 1478–1535, English statesman, humanist, and Roman Catholic Saint; Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII (1529–32). His opposition to the annulment of Henry's marriage to Catherine of Aragon and his refusal to recognize the Act of Supremacy resulted in his execution on a charge of treason. In Utopia (1516) he set forth his concept of the ideal state. Feast day: June 22 or July 6

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(mɔr, moʊr)

adj. compar. of much or many with most as superl.
1. in greater quantity, amount, measure, degree, or number: I need more money.
2. additional or further: Do you need more time?
n.
3. an additional quantity, amount, or number: Would you like more?
4. a greater quantity, amount, or degree: The price is more than I thought.
5. something of greater importance, scope, etc.: Their report is more than a survey.
pron.
6. (used with a pl. v.) a greater number of persons or of a class specified: More will attend than ever before.
adv. compar. of muchwithmostas superl.
7. in or to a greater extent or degree (often used before adjectives and adverbs, and regularly before those of more than two syllables, to form the comparative): more interesting; more slowly.
8. in addition; further; again: Let's talk more tomorrow.
Idioms:
1. more and more, to an increasing extent or degree: I love you more and more every day.
2. more or less, to some extent; somewhat: We came to more or less the same conclusion.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English māra; c. Old Saxon, Old High German mēro (German mehr), Gothic maiza. See most]
more′ness, n.

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(mɔr, moʊr)

n.
1. Hannah, 1745–1833, English writer on religious subjects.
2. Sir Thomas, 1478–1535, English statesman and author: canonized in 1935.

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1. talking about a greater number or amount

You use more or more of to talk about a larger number of people or things, or a larger amount of something.

You use more in front of a noun which does not have a determiner, such as 'the' or 'a', or possessive, such as 'my' or 'our', in front of it.

There are more people going to university than ever before.
They were offered more food than they needed.

You use more of in front of a pronoun, such as us or it, or in front of a noun which has a determiner or possessive in front of it.

There are more of them looking for work now.
I've read more of his novels than anybody else's.
2. talking about an additional number or amount

You also use more or more of to talk about an additional number of people or things, or an additional amount of something.

More police officers will be brought in.
We need more information.
More of the land is needed to grow crops.
I ate some more of her cookies.
3. used with modifiers

You can use words such as some and any and expressions such as a lot in front of more and more of.

We need to buy some more milk.
I don't want to take up any more of your time.
She plans to invite a lot more people.

These words and expressions can be used in front of more and more of when they are followed by a plural form:

anyfarlotsmanyno
severalsomea fewa good manya great many
a lot 

These words and expressions can be used in front of more and more of when they are followed by an uncountable noun or a singular pronoun:

anyfarlotsmuchno
rathersomea bita good deala great deal
a littlea lot 

Be Careful!
Don't use 'many', 'several', 'a few', 'a good many', or 'a great many' in front of more or more of when they are followed by an uncountable noun or a singular pronoun. Don't say, for example, 'I need a few more money.' Say 'I need a bit more money' or 'I need a little more money'.

4. 'more than'

If you want to say that the number of people or things in a group is greater than a particular number, you use more than in front of the number.

Police arrested more than 70 people.
He had been awake for more than forty-eight hours.

When you use more than in front of a number and a plural noun, use a plural form of a verb after it.

More than 100 people were injured.
More than a thousand cars pass over this bridge every day.
5. used in comparatives

More is also used in front of adjectives and adverbs to form comparatives.

My children are more important than my job.
Next time, I will choose more carefully.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.more - English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheadedMore - English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
Adj.1.more - (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree; "more land"; "more support"; "more rain fell"; "more than a gallon"
comparative, comparative degree - the comparative form of an adjective or adverb; "`faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'"; "`less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'"; "`more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'"
much - (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent; "not much rain"; "much affection"; "much grain is in storage"
less - (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree; "of less importance"; "less time to spend with the family"; "a shower uses less water"; "less than three years old"
2.more - (comparative of `many' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning greater in number; "a hall with more seats"; "we have no more bananas"; "more than one"
comparative, comparative degree - the comparative form of an adjective or adverb; "`faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'"; "`less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'"; "`more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'"
many - a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number; "many temptations"; "the temptations are many"; "a good many"; "a great many"; "many directions"; "take as many apples as you like"; "too many clouds to see"; "never saw so many people"
more, more than - (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree; "more land"; "more support"; "more rain fell"; "more than a gallon"
fewer - (comparative of `few' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning a smaller number of; "fewer birds came this year"; "the birds are fewer this year"; "fewer trains were late"
Adv.1.more - used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; "more interesting"; "more beautiful"; "more quickly"
less, to a lesser extent - used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; "less interesting"; "less expensive"; "less quickly"
2.more - comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent; "he works more now"; "they eat more than they should"
less - comparative of little; "she walks less than she should"; "he works less these days"

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adjective
1. extra, additional, spare, new, other, added, further, fresh, new-found, supplementary Give them a bit more information.
noun
1. a larger amount, extra, an increase, a supplement, an addition, a greater amount I had four hundred dollars in my pocket. He had more.
adverb
1. to a greater extent, longer, better, further, some more When we are tired we feel pain more.
2. moreover, also, in addition, besides, furthermore, what's more, on top of that, to boot, into the bargain, over and above that He was blind, and more, his eyepits were scooped hollows.
more or less approximately, about, nearly, close to, roughly, in the region of These guys were more or less my own age.
what's more besides, also, in addition, moreover, furthermore, on top of that, to boot, into the bargain, over and above that You should remember. And what's more, you should get it right.
Quotations
"Please, sir, I want some more" [Charles Dickens Oliver Twist]
Proverbs
"The more, the merrier"
see most

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adjective
Being an addition:
adverb
1. To a greater extent:
Translations
أكْثَرأكْثَرُأكْثَر، إضافيبِدَرَجَةٍ أكْبَرثانِيَةً
ještěvíceještě trochudále
mereflereigen=-ere
enemmänlisääuseampi
jošviše
ismétmég egyszermég többetmég valamivel több
enn, í viîbótenn, meirafleiri, meirimeir, meirameiri, fleiri
さらに多いさらに多くそれ以上のこと
더 많은더 많이보다 많은 양
plus
dar kartądaugmažjuo daugiau ... tuo daugiau/mažiaulabiauvis
atkalpapilduvairākvēlvēlreiz
ešte trocha
boljše enkratveč
mermera
เพิ่มเติมจำนวนที่มากกว่ามากกว่า
dahadaha fazladaha fazla sayıda/miktardadaha fazla/çokdaha fazlası/çoğu
hơnnhiều hơnthêm nữa

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[mɔːʳ]
A. ADJmás
there's more tea in the cupboardhay másen el aparador
is there any more wine in the bottle?¿queda vino en la botella?
a few more weeksunas semanas más
it'll take a few more daysllevará unos cuantos días más
many more peoplemuchas más personas
much more buttermucha más mantequilla
I have no more moneyno me queda más dinero
no more singing, I can't bear it!¡que no se cante más, no lo aguanto!
do you want some more tea?¿quieres más té?
you have more money than Itienes más dinero que yo
it's two more miles to the housefaltan dos millas para llegar a la casa
B. N & PRON
1.más
four morecuatro más
we can't afford moreno podemos pagar más
is there any more?¿hay más?
there isn't any moreya no hay más
a bit more?¿un poco más?
a few morealgunos más
a little moreun poco más
many moremuchos más
much moremucho más
there isn't much more to dono hay or queda mucho más que hacer
there's no more leftno queda (nada)
let's say no more about it!¡no se hable más del asunto!
she's no more a duchess than I amtan duquesa es como mi padre
he no more thought of paying me than of flying to the moonantes iría volando a la luna que pensar pagarme a mí
I shall have more to say about thisvolveré a hablar de esto
some moremás
he's got more than me!¡él tiene más que yo!
it's more than a jobes (algo) más que un trabajo
more than evermás que nunca
more than halfmás de la mitad
more than one/tenmás de uno/diez
not more than 15no más de quince
not much more than £20poco más de 20 libras
it cost more than we had expectedcostó más de lo que esperábamos
and what's morey además ...
there's more where that came from!¡esto no es más que el principio!
2.
(all) the moretanto más
it makes me (all) the more ashamedtanto más vergüenza me da
all the more so because or as or sincetanto más cuanto que ...
the more you give him the more he wantscuanto más se le da, (tanto) más quiere
the more he drank the thirstier he gotcuanto más bebía más sed tenía
the more the better; the more the merriercuantos más mejor
C. ADV
1.más
more difficultmás difícil
more easilycon mayor facilidad
more and morecada vez más
if he says that any moresi vuelve a decir eso, si dice eso otra vez
if he comes here any moresi vuelve por aquí
more or lessmás o menos
neither more nor lessni más ni menos
"I don't understand it" - "no more do I"-no lo comprendo -ni yo tampoco
he's more intelligent than mees más inteligente que yo
the house is more than half builtla casa está más que medio construida
I had more than carried out my obligationhabía cumplido con creces mi obligación
it will more than meet the demandsatisfará ampliamente la demanda
he was more surprised than angrymás que enfadarse se sorprendió
it's more a short story than a novelmás que novela es un cuento
2. (= again) once moreotra vez, una vez más
3. (= longer)
he doesn't live here any moreya no vive aquí
Queen Anne is no morela reina Ana ya no existe
we shall see her no moreno la volveremos a ver
MORE THAN

"Más ... que" or "más ... de"?
 Use más with que before nouns and personal pronouns (provided they are not followed by clauses) as well as before adverbs and prepositions:
It was much more than a book Era mucho más que un libro She knows more than I do about such things Ella sabe más que yo de esas cosas Spain won more medals than ever before España logró más medallas que nunca
 Use más ... de lo que/del que/de la que/de los que/de las que with following clauses:
It's much more complicated than you think Es mucho más complicado de lo que te imaginas There's much more violence now than there was in the seventies Hay mucha más violencia ahora de la que había en los setenta
 Use más with de before lo + ((ADJECTIVE/PAST PARTICIPLE)):
You'll have to work more quickly than usual Tendrás que trabajar más rápido de lo normal It was more difficult than expected Fue más difícil de lo previsto
 Use más with de in comparisons involving numbers or quantity:
There were more than twenty people there Había más de veinte personas allí More than half are women Más de la mitad son mujeres They hadn't seen each other for more than a year No se veían desde hacía más de un año
 But más ... que can be used with numbers in more figurative comparisons:
A picture is worth more than a thousand words Una imagen vale más que mil palabras
NOTE Más ... que can be used before numbers in the construction no ... más que, meaning "only". Compare the following:
No gana más que 100.000 ptas al mes He only earns 100,000 pesetas a month No gana más de 100.000 ptas al mes He earns no more than 100,000 pesetas a month
A lot more
 When translating a lot more, far more remember to make the mucho in mucho más agree with any noun it describes or refers to:
We eat much more junk food than we used to Tomamos mucha más comida basura que antes It's only one sign. There are a lot or many more Sólo es una señal. Hay muchas más A lot more research will be needed Harán falta muchos más estudios

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[ˈmɔːr]
adj
(= greater in number) → plus de, davantage de
more people → plus de gens, davantage de gens
more work → plus de travail
There are more girls in the class → Il y a plus de filles dans la classe.
more girls than boys → plus de filles que de garçons
More girls than boys do French → Il y a plus de filles que de garçons qui font du français.
more work than → plus de travail que
I get more homework than you do → J'ai plus de devoirs que toi.
(= additional) → encore de
Could I have some more chips? → Est-ce que je pourrais avoir encore des frites?
Do you want some more tea? → Voulez-vous encore du thé?
It'll take a few more days → Ça prendra encore quelques jours.
we've got no more time → nous n'avons plus le temps
I haven't got any more money → je n'ai plus d'argent
pronplus, davantage
a bit more → un peu plus
a little more → un peu plus
much more → beaucoup plus, bien davantage
many more → beaucoup plus, bien davantage
Is there any more? → Est-ce qu'il y en a encore?
Would you like some more? → Vous en voulez encore?
I want some more → J'en veux plus or davantage.
There isn't any more → Il n'y en a plus.
there's no more → il n'y en a plus
more than 10 → plus de 10
I spent more than 200 euros → J'ai dépensé plus de deux cents euros.
no more than → pas plus de
it cost more than we expected → cela a coûté plus que prévu
and what's more ... → et de plus ..., et qui plus est ...
advplus
Beer is more expensive in Britain → La bière est plus chère en Grande-Bretagne.
Could you speak more slowly? → Est-ce que vous pourriez parler plus lentement?
more dangerous → plus dangereux
more easily → plus facilement
more ... than → plus ... que
He's more intelligent than me → Il est plus intelligent que moi.
She practises more than I do → Elle s'entraîne plus que moi.
more and more expensive → de plus en plus cher
more or less → plus ou moins
more than ever → plus que jamais
once more → encore une fois, une fois de plus

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n, pron
(= greater amount)mehr; (= a further or additional amount)noch mehr; (of countable things)noch mehr or welche; more and moreimmer mehr; I want a lot moreich will viel mehr; (in addition) → ich will noch viel mehr; three morenoch drei; a few morenoch ein paar; a little moreetwas mehr; (in addition) → noch etwas mehr; many/much moreviel mehr; not many/much morenicht mehr viele/viel; no morenichts mehr; (countable) → keine mehr; some morenoch etwas; (countable) → noch welche; any more?noch mehr or etwas?; (countable) → noch mehr or welche?; there isn’t/aren’t any moremehr gibt es nicht; (here, at the moment, left over) → es ist nichts/es sind keine mehr da; is/are there any more?gibt es noch mehr?; (left over) → ist noch etwas/sind noch welche da?; even morenoch mehr; I shall have more to say about thisdazu habe ich noch etwas zu sagen; let’s say no more about itreden wir nicht mehr darüber; we shall hear/see more of youwir werden öfter von dir hören/dich öfter sehen; there’s more to comeda kommt noch etwas, das ist noch nicht alles; what more do you want?was willst du denn noch?; what more could one want?mehr kann man sich doch nicht wünschen; there’s more to itda steckt (noch) mehr dahinter; there’s more to bringing up children than just …zum Kindererziehen gehört mehr als nur …; and what’s more, he …und außerdem or obendrein hat er … (noch) …; they are more than we aresie sind in der Mehrzahl; there’s more where that came fromdavon gibts noch mehr
(all) the moreumso mehr; the more you give him, the more he wantsje mehr du ihm gibst, desto mehr verlangt er; it makes me (all) the more ashameddas beschämt mich umso mehr; the more the merrierje mehr, desto besser or umso besser
adjmehr; (in addition) → noch mehr; two/five more bottlesnoch zwei/fünf Flaschen; one more day, one day morenoch ein Tag; more and more money/friendsimmer mehr Geld/Freunde; a lot/a little more moneyviel/etwas mehr Geld; (in addition) → noch viel/noch etwas mehr Geld; a few more friends/weeksnoch ein paar Freunde/Wochen; you won’t have many more friends/much more money leftdu hast nicht mehr viele Freunde/nicht mehr viel Geld übrig; no more money/friendskein Geld/keine Freunde mehr; no more singing/squabbling!Schluss mit der Singerei/mit dem Zanken!; do you want some more tea/books?möchten Sie noch etwas Tee/noch ein paar Bücher?; is there any more wine in the bottle?ist noch (etwas) Wein in der Flasche?; there isn’t any more winees ist kein Wein mehr da; there aren’t any more booksmehr Bücher gibt es nicht; (here, at the moment) → es sind keine Bücher mehr da; (the) more fool you!du bist ja vielleicht ein Dummkopf!; (the) more fool you for giving him the moneydass du auch so dumm bist und ihm das Geld gibst
adv
mehr; more and moreimmer mehr; it will weigh/grow a bit morees wird etwas mehr wiegen/noch etwas wachsen; will it weigh/grow any more?wird es mehr wiegen/noch wachsen?; it’ll grow more if you …es wächst besser, wenn du …; to like/want something moreetw lieber mögen/wollen; more thanmehr als; £5/2 hours more than I thought£ 5 mehr/2 Stunden länger, als ich dachte; it will more than meet the demanddas wird die Nachfrage mehr als genügend befriedigen; he’s more lazy than stupider ist eher faul als dumm; no more than, not more thannicht mehr als; no more a duchess than I amgenauso wenig eine Herzogin wie ich (eine bin); nothing more than a wild guesseine reine Vermutung; he’s more like a brother to meer ist eher wie ein Bruder (für mich); no more do Iich auch nicht; he has resigned — that’s no more than I expecteder hat gekündigt — das habe ich ja erwartet
(= again) once morenoch einmal, noch mal (inf); never morenie mehr or wieder
(= longer)mehr; no more, not any morenicht mehr; to be no more (person) → nicht mehr sein or leben; (thing) → nicht mehr existieren; if he comes here any morewenn er noch weiter or länger hierher kommt
(to form comp of adj, adv) → -er (than als); more beautifulschöner; more and more beautifulimmer schöner; more seriouslyernster; no more stupid than I am(auch) nicht dümmer als ich
more or lessmehr oder weniger; neither more nor less, no more, no lessnicht mehr und nicht weniger

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(moː) comparative of many ~much adjective
1. a greater number or quantity of. I've more pencils than he has.
2. an additional number or quantity of. We need some more milk.
adverb
1. used to form the comparative of many adjectives and adverbs, especially those of more than two syllables. She can do it more easily that I can; He is much more intelligent than they are.
2. to a greater degree or extent. I'm exercising a little more now than I used to.
3. again. We'll play it once more.
pronoun
1. a greater number or quantity. `Are there a lot of people?' `There are far more than we expected.'
2. an additional number or amount. We've run out of paint. Will you go and get some more?
moreˈover adverb
also; what is more important. I don't like the idea, and moreover, I think it's illegal.
any more
any longer; nowadays. He doesn't go any more, but he used to go twice a week.
more and more
increasingly. It's becoming more and more difficult to see.
more or less
approximately or almost. They've more or less finished the job; The distance is ten kilometres, more or less.
the more … the more/less
The more I see her, the more/less I like her.
what is / what's more
moreover. He came home after midnight, and what's more, he was drunk.

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أكْثَرُ dále, ještě, více flere, mere mehr περισσότερος, πλέον más enemmän, lisää, useampi plus još, više di più, più さらに多い, さらに多く, それ以上のこと 더 많은, 더 많이, 보다 많은 양 meer fler, flere, mer bardziej, więcej mais более, больше, дольше mer เพิ่มเติม, จำนวนที่มากกว่า, มากกว่า daha, daha fazla hơn, nhiều hơn, thêm nữa 更多, 更多的

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a. más;
adv. más;
more and morecada vez ___;
once ___una vez ___;
[before numeral] ___ than a hundred___ de cien;
[before a verb] ___ thanmás de lo que ___;
___ than he needsmás de lo que necesita.

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adj más; a few more days..unos días más; adv más; more difficult.. más difícil; n más; — than más que, (a number) más de;more than usual.. más que de costumbre…more than 200..más de 200
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After conducting several student interviews, Blum concludes that in practice honor codes are much less straightforward than they are on paper: "a code of behavior may be a rough guide for a new situation, but in practice we frequently invent more rules as we go along" (2009, 155).
9) More likewise calls attention to her central role in historical events and her reflexive awareness of her ability to intervene in dynastic negotiations on overlapping familial and political levels.
Coinciding with our present understanding that interpretation is always situated and historical (Simpson aligns More with contemporary philosophical pragmatism), for More reading always involves prior knowledge and occurs within a specific interpretive community.
The under-13s team from St Thomas More RC High School in North Shields have won the regional finals of the Minute Maid Schools Cup, beating Cardinal Heenan High School from Liverpool 3-1 at Tranmere Rovers' Prenton Park ground.
Campbell in The English Works of Sir Thomas More (1931), as well as an Oxford edition of the Commento found in The Poems and Translations of Thomas Stanley (1962).
Of Sir Thomas More's big speech (almost certainly Shakespeare's, brought in to pad the Dekker chapter) Stanley Wells remarks that More 'subdues the rioters with powerful and humane pleas for tolerance in the face of racial bigotry and jingoistic exclusiveness which were topical in their own time and continue to be so today'.
provide more than sufficient material for prayer for us to not add another special page at the end.
More held that the experience of friendship is a partial anticipation of the secure friendship of heaven, where we may hope that all will "be merry together"--not just our friends in this life but our enemies too.