Thereafter was shown to them a huge horseman on the sea. At one time a wave would overwhelm him, and at another time he was screaming.
What causes that, O man? say they.
I will tell you, quoth he. I stole a horse from a brother of mine, and I rode it on a Sunday, and I am being punished therefor, with a horse of fire between my legs32 continually; and that is the punishment of everyone who rides on a Sunday33.
They go thence afterwards.