The students of Imam Abdur-Razzaaq as-San'aani (may Allah have mercy upon him) knocked on his door in a hard manner and he came out to them angry. He said: "I swear by Allah I will not give you Hadeeth for a month." The students went through his neighbors to get him (to come back to giving them the Hadeeth class), he refused. They went to his companions to get him (to come back to giving them the Hadeeth class), he refused. They went to his wife and gave her a gift and they sought from her to intercede (with the Shaykh on their behalf). The following day the Shaykh called them for the Hadeeth (class) and the students were amazed at his acceptance and vastness of his chest. The Shaykh looked at them smiling and he said: "The intercessor who comes to you with an Izaar on is not like the intercessor who comes to you naked."
- Students of Knowledge