Yahya related to me from Malik from Damra ibn Saidal-Mazini from al-Hajjaj ibn Amr ibn Ghaziya that he wassitting with Zayd ibn Thabit when Ibn Fahd came to him.He was from the Yemen. He said, "Abu Said! I haveslave-girls. None of the wives in my keep are morepleasing to me than them, and not all of them please meso much that I want a child by them, shall I thenpractise coitus interruptus?" Zayd ibn Thabit said, "Givean opinion, Hajjaj!" "I said, 'May Allah forgive you! Wesit with you in order to learn from you!' He said, 'Givean opinion! 'I said, 'She is your field, if you wish,water it, and if you wish, leave it thirsty. I heard thatfrom Zayd.' Zayd said, 'He has spoken the truth.' "