[1/157] Rijal al-Kashshi: Hamdan b. Ahmad from Muawiya b. Hukaym from Abi Dawud al-Mustariq who said: I was the attendant leading Abi Basir [who was blind] in the funeral procession of one of our companions when I said to him: there is Zurara in the procession, he [Abi Basir] said to me: take me to him [Zurara], so I took him to him, he said: peace be upon you O Aba al-Hasan [Zurara], Zurara returned the greeting to him and said to him: if I thought that this was of your own volition I would have preceded you in it [greeted you first], so Abu Basir said to him: this is what I have been ordered to do.

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[1/157] رجال الكشي: حمدان بن أحمد، عن معاوية بن حكيم، عن أبي داود المسترق قال: كنت قائد أبي بصير في بعض جنائز أصحابنا فقلت له: هو ذا زرارة في الجنازة قال لي: اذهب بي إليه قال: فذهبت به إليه، قال: فقال له: السلام عليك أبا الحسن فرد عليه زرارة السلام و قال له: لو علمت أن هذا من رأيك لبدأتك به، قال: فقال له أبو بصير: بهذا أمرت