Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 1 of Matthew Arnold, Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America.:
...e full intention of one day making his home there, an intention which he did not abandon until, in the winter of 1863-4, Congress passed the Act appointing him Lieutenant-General of the armies of the United States .
His life on leaving the army offers, like his early training, a curious contrast to what usually takes place amongst ourselves.
First he tried farming, on a farm belonging to his wife near St....
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