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Quotation by Frank S. Nugent
Well, Mary, only six more days to go and your old Nathan will be out of the army. Haven't decided what I'll do yet. Somehow I just can't picture myself back there on the banks of the Wabash rocking on a front porch. No, I've been thinkin I, maybe I'll push on west, new settlements, California.
Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965), U.S. screenwriter, Laurence Stallings, and John Ford. Capt. Nathan Brittles (John Wayne), She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949).
Talking at his dead wife's graveside about his impending retirement from the army. Based on the story "War Party" by James Warner Bellah.
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