International 4-8818 4-8818 and we are friends. This is an evil thing to say, for it is a transgression, the great Transgression of Preference, to love any among men better than the others, since we must love all men and all men are our friends.
But here, in our tunnel, we feel it no longer. The air is pure under the ground. There is no odor of men. And these three hours give us strength for our hours above the ground
Our body is healthy and strength returns to it speedily. We lunged against the door and it gave way. We stole through the dark passages, and through the dark streets, and down into our tunnel
This is in the beginning of the book Equality is with his friend walking when he first stumbles into his tunnel. This is when he stays away from his friend to for the first time be alone.
This is when Equality is in his tunnel. This is the one place he learns what it feels like to be alone. Also where he makes his invention the light box.
This is after Equality escapes jail. He is walking back to his tunnel to get his box to show the Scholars his invention. This is the first time he broke a major rule which was breaking out of prision.