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The Voyage of the Hui Corra (Author: Unknown)

section 66

Thereafter there appeared to them a fiery sea, and men's heads in abundance therein, and each of the heads was dashing against another35. ‘That which we see is an abode of death’ says one of his brothers36 to the elder.

The worms (that lived in the sea) pierced through one of the two lower hides of the boat 37.

‘Let not that trouble you’, saith the elder. ‘GOD is able to save us though we be in (only) the one hide; and even though yon (worms) desire to destroy us, they cannot go against His will.’