TOM You! Oh Nick, I've had the strangest dream. I thought... Can I know what I was never taught? Or fancy objects I have never seen? I had devised a marvellous machine, an engine that converted stones to bread, whereby all peoples were for nothing fed. I saw all want abolished by my skill, and earth become an Eden of goodwill.
(Nick shows the fantastic machine)
NICK Did your machine look anything like this?
TOM I must be still asleep. That is my dream!
NICK How does it work?
TOM I need a stone.
NICK Try this.
TOM I place it here. I turn the wheel, and then: the bread!
NICK Be certain. Taste!
TOM (Tom eats bread Oh miracle! Oh may I not, forgiven all my past for one good deed, deserve dear Anne at last?