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DIMEV 3681
Ne hath my soul but fire and ice
On the need to pray God for forgiveness of sin before death — ten lines, mostly cross-rhymed
Subjects: death, approach of; prayers, for pardon; penance
Versification: — ten-line — abcdcdcded



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Jesus College 29
First Lines:
Ne hath my soule but fyr and yse
And the licame erthe and tree…
Last Lines:
…Whan deeth hem ledeth to the myrthe
That nevere ne beth undon
Editions:
Stevick, Robert D., ed. One Hundred Middle English Lyrics. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1964: 33.