“My Tongue Is A Beast of Prey …”

July 22, 2012 § Leave a comment


It was said to Qais, may Allaah have mercy on him, “Won’t you speak?” So he replied, “My tongue is a beast of prey/a lion, I fear, if I let it go, that it will bite/slaughter me.”

Al-Hilyah [Tahdheebuh], 3/299.

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