In the 1790s More became involved with a group of evangelical Christians known as the Clapham Sect, which opposed slavery. She began writing and editing religious tracts—collections of ballads, moral stories, and readings. She composed “Slavery, a Poem” (1788) when William Wilberforce, an English politician and member of the Clapham Sect, was campaigning for abolition in Parliament.
One of the leading philanthropists of her day, More was an active campaigner for education for the poor. Together with her sister Martha, she established more than a dozen Sunday schools. She died in 1833.
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