The former begged the latter to guide him through his difficulties.
"How can I do that," said the lame man, "as I am scarcely able to drag myself along? But if you were to carry me I can warn you about anything in the way; my eyes will be your eyes and your feet will be mine."
"With all my heart," replied the blind man, "Let us serve one another."
So taking his lame companion on his back, they travelled in this way with safety and pleasure.