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Chelsea and Boston Harbor on the east; Boston, Roxbury, and Cambridge, on the south; Brighton, Watertown, and West Cambridge track of woodland on the north — has on its summit a flat rock, called Lover's Rock; on of those register-surfaces where a young gentleman, with a hammer and nail, could engrave the initials of two namess provokingly near each together.
The view from this hill, so diversified and grand, fills the eye with pleasure, and the mind with thought.
Pasture Hill, on which Dr. Swan's summer-house, in his garden, now stands, is of the eastern and southern scenery above noticed.
The hill is mostly rock, and will afford, in coming years, a most magnificent site for costly houses.
The next highest and most interesting spot, on the north side of the river, is Mystic Mount, in West Medford, near the Brooks Schoolhouse.
It is owned by the town, and commands much the same view as Pine Hill, only at a lower angle.
To some of us who have kept it for more than half a centu