• Just as a lamp waved in darkness creates a figure of light in the air, which remains for as long as the lamp repeats its motion exactly, so the universe retains its shape by repetition: the universe is Time's body. And how will we perceive this body? And how operate on it?

    "Little, Big: or, The Fairies' Parliament". Book by John Crowley. Book 4, Chapter 3, 1981.