pg:.17"it is dark here. The of the candles stands still in the air.nothing moves in tunnel save our hand on the paper . we are alone here under the earth ".
page 18."our name is equality 7-2521... we are six feet tall,and this a burden .for there are not many men six feet tall."we were born with a curse .It has always driven us to thoughts which are forbidden."
page 22."Dre not choose in your minds the work you would like tovdo when you leave the home of the students ."pg.25"...we heard the council of vocations call our name :"Equality 7-2521.....the lips of the oldest did not move as they said "street sweeper".
Page 29."When we cleaned the yard of the home of the scholars, we gathered the glass vials , the pieces of metals , the dried bones which they had discarded ."
Page 32."We could see nothing below us .And above us the hole open upon the sky grew smaller and smaller , till it came to be size of a button ."
Page 35."Thus did it come to pass each night ,when the stars are high and Street Sweepers sit in the City Theatre ,we,Equality 7-2521,steal out and run through the darkness to our place."