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Page 6 - I have been something of a traveller in our own country, — though far less than I could wish, — and in Europe have seen all that is most attractive, from the Highlands of Scotland to the Golden Horn of Constantinople, from the summit of the Hartz Mountains to the Fountain of Vaucluse ; but my eye has yet to rest on a lovelier scene than that which smiles around you as you sail from Weira Landing to Centre Harbor.
Page 6 - ... The Wiers, Wolfborough, Alton Bay, Centre Harbor, each a name that moves the heart to thrill it. A voyage across the lake will be remembered a life-time. Says Edward Everett, commenting upon a sail from Wiers up the lake: "I have been something of a traveller in my own country, though far less than I could wish — and in Europe have seen all that is most attractive, but my eye has yet to rest upon a lovelier scene.