One might consider the treatise Lingua, which he published in 1525, as an attempt to make a companion-piece to the moria.
The celebrated moria Encomium, of which an English version appeared in 1549.
It was indeed Erasmus's best work that was kept alive in the moria and the Colloquies.
Farewell, most eloquent More, and be diligent in defending your moria.
In the moria Erasmus is all the time hovering on the brink of profound truths.
Erasmus did not exaggerate the immense and immediate popularity of the moria.
As to form, the Colloquies are less confessedly satirical than the moria.
As to form and imagery the moria is faultless, the product of the inspired moments of creative impulse.
I had in view no other object in the moria than I have had in other works, but used only a different method.
He did not understand how they feared his mocking acrimony, how many wore the scar of a wound that the moria had made.
moria mo·ri·a (môr'ē-ə)
Dullness of mind; mental lethargy.
A mental state characterized by frivolity, joviality, and the inability to be serious.