The National Era
Advertising Notice
Washington, D.C.: 10 March 1853


  NOW READY, the eighth thousand of The Lofty and the Lowly; or, Good, in All, and None All Good. By Maria J. McIntosh, author of "Two Lives" "Charms and Counter Charms." "Evenings at Donaldson Manor," &c. Two neat volumes 12mo. Paper $1, cloth $1.50.

  An eighth edition having been called for so soon after its publication, sufficiently attests is great merits. Any one remitting to the publishers the price of the Book, can have it mailed to his address, free of expense.

  A few Criticisms of the Press.

  As to its literary merits, we can honestly commend it as a charming story; and for its moral influence, we think the admirers of Uncle Tom's Cabin will not find their dislike of slavery greatly lessened by its perusal, while they may be persuaded to cherish a kindlier feeling toward those whose lot is cast amid the institutions of the South.—Cincinnati Gazette.

  It is a book of great interest, written in a candid, truthful spirit. The arrangement of the plot and incidents is skillful, and the work abounds in passages of great pathos and of thrilling interest.—Boston Daily Advertiser.

  A good book, commendable in spirit and creditable in execution. It will make its way in public favor, and win for its accomplished author the commendation of all dispassionate readers.—Daily Times.

  Written in a most admirable tone, and with manifest sincerity.—Troy Whig.

  The tone of the book is conciliatory, and its spirit truly feminine.—New Bedford Mercury.

  Miss McIntosh will certainly find a host of very earnest admirers of "The Lofty and the Low."—Tribune.

  Her sketches of character and incident show that she is perfectly familiar with the ground upon which she treads.—Journal.

  We assure our readers they will arise from the perusal of these pages, impressed with the important lesson they contain.—Gazette.

  The characters are depicted with force and clearness.—Philadelphia Inquirer.

  The most eager novel reader will find himself satisfied with the novelty of incidents with which this book is filled.—Charleston Gazette.

  Written with a great refinement of feeling.—Reading Gazette.

  The book throughout exhibits great dramatic power, fine knowledge of character, and unusual command of language.—Buffalo Com. Adv.

  It places Miss McIntosh in the front rank of American novelists.—Utica Gazette.

  We cordially recommend this noble romance.—Ontario Repository.

  Daddy Cato is a fine character, and the work is one of rare interest.—The Democrat.

  One of the ablest and most absorbing tales we have ever read.—Observer.

  We commend this story to our readers, as one of admirable spirit and tendency.—Evening Mirror.

  Written in a most commendable spirit, and in a style equally remarkable for simple correctness and earnest candor.—Springfield Daily Whig.

  The book is full of incident, the characters are all well drawn, and the interest well kept up.—Boston Atlas.

  The general reader—our fair patrons especially—may be assured of finding a most agreeable treat in those volumes. The scenes, characters, and incidents, are all purely American, and of quite a domestic character.—American Courier.

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