ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION
George Richards of Boston, in The Declaration of Independence, a Poem (1793) 12.
1791: John Swanwick
1793: George Richards of Boston
1829: R. P. S.
1860: Rufus Wilmot Griswold
George Richards of Boston:
1793: Francis Hopkinson
STOCKTON, HART, WITHERSPOON, to whom were giv'n,
NEW JERSEY'S equi constituted pow'rs;
With HOPKINSON, the fav'rite child of heav'n,
Whose grave now blooms, with AMARANTHINE flow'rs;
And CLARK, a brother of th' illustrious band,
On fate's dark parchment, press the nobly daring hand.