Over there are some Civil War veterans. Iron flags on their graves ... New Hampshire boys ... had a notion that the Union ought to be kept together, though they'd never seen more than fifty miles of it themselves. All they knew was the name, friends - the United States of America. The United States of America. And they went and died about it.
Stage Manager, Act III, Our Town
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