I had already an ugly, unformed idea of some substitution or reversal of parts; then I stooped to turn the bookstand myself, by accident, and I instantly knew everything, for I saw the two cups revolve
once more, like moons in the sky."
One wheel slowly moved, another was set in motion, and a third, and wheels began to revolve
faster and faster, levers and cogwheels to work, chimes to play, figures to pop out, and the hands to advance with regular motion as a result of all that activity.
He pulled a lever and made his mind revolve
about him, a monstrous wheel of fortune, a merry-go-round of memory, a revolving sphere of wisdom.