My soul has nought but fire and ice And my body earth and wood: Pray we all the Most High King Who is the Lord of our last doom, That He should give us just one thing That we may do His will.
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author, from "A Medieval Anthology", edited by Mary Segar.  [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934), "My soul has nought but fire and ice", op. 35 no. 2 (1916-7), published 1917 [soprano or tenor and violin], from Four Songs for Voice and Violin, no. 2. [text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Geoffrey Wieting
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