s its thin soil on the rock could sustain.
In early time the wood was burned.
When the army was stationed neear us, in 1775-6, the wood was cut off, in part, for its supply.
After then it grew and within twenty years has been a thick wood again.
Recently the whole hill has been denuded, and much of its poetry lost.
The earth looks best with its beard.
The eminence — which commands a view of 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 notice
ness and popularity.
It was common for him to ride, in his practice, as far as Andover, Lynn, Watertown, and Boston.
He received the honorary degree of master of arts, in 1787, from Harvard and Yalest against the late Declaration of War1812
At the Ordination of the Rev. Convers Francis, in Watertown1819
Volume of Sermons, pp. 4691824
He was born in Medford, November, 174f the Derby Academy, in Hingham, May 211828
Address delivered on the Fourth of July, 1828, at Watertown, &c.1828
A Discourse before the Middlesex Bible Society, in Bedford1828
An Historical Sketch of Watertown, Mass., from the first Settlement of the Town to the Close of its Second Century1830
Sermon on the Presence of God with the Good Man.
A Sermon at the Ordination of the Rev. Oliver Steed Principles unfriendly to the Improvement of Man1833
Three Discourses (printed together) in Watertown; two on leaving the Old Meeting-house, and one at the Dedication of the New1836
The Life of J