Do you remember the story 'The Man without a Country?" This was written in 1917 by Edward Everett Hale (1822–1909).
The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction. 1917.

Phillip Nolan said, “Damn the United States! I wish I may never hear of the United States again!”

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The story left a profound impression on me as a young girl and I have never forgotten the impact on the life of this fictional character, and choose never to endure it.