The Stepwise Palace - a FSVO sequence
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Figure C8 SIPHON

To present, now, in a low chamber, moist
And busy, full of engines intertwined
Lever and waterwheel, pulley and joist
Rotate and shift, most cunningly designed.
From smaller cups to larger, so we find
Each trickle turns a larger, slower wheel
The tiniest turn quickest, while the mind
Can barely credit that the largest reel
Is turned by little drops, a Juggernaut of steel.