Our Salaf: Sa’eed Bin Jubair—I do not see myself except that I will be…………(by Hajjaaj)
Daawud Ibn Abee Hind (rahimahullaah) said: When Hajjaaj captured Sa’eed Ibn Jubair (rahimahullaah), he (Sa’eed) said: I do not see myself except that I will be killed. And I inform you that my two companions and I used to supplicate after realising the sweetness of supplication, and we asked Him (Allaah) for martyrdom. So my two companions have been granted that (Inshaa-Allaah) and I await it…..
[Source: Seeratus Salaf As-Saaleh by: Imaam Ismaaeel Bin Muhammad Bin Fadl Al-Asbahaanee (535AH: Chapter: A mention of those who followed the companions in righteousness