James McIntyre

[The Cheese Poet] (25 May 1828 – 31 March 1906 / Forres, Scotland)

James McIntyre Poems

121. Female Revenge 5/4/2012
122. Father Ranney, The Cheese Pioneer 1/3/2003
123. Fairy Tale 5/4/2012
124. Facts About Cheese 5/4/2012
125. Episcopal Harvest Home 5/4/2012
126. Ensilage 1/3/2003
127. English Poets: Shelley 1/3/2003
128. English Names On Canadian Thames 5/4/2012
129. Elf Shot 5/4/2012
130. Electric Light 5/4/2012
131. Dryden And Pope 5/4/2012
132. Dried Apples 5/4/2012
133. Dr.Springer 5/4/2012
134. Donald Ross 5/4/2012
135. Disaster To Steamer Victoria At London 5/4/2012
136. Dick And Edward 5/4/2012
137. Departed Statesmen 5/4/2012
138. Dairy Ode 1/3/2003
139. Crimean War 5/4/2012
140. Coleridge, Southy And Wordsworth 5/4/2012
141. Canadian Thames 5/4/2012
142. Canadian Sports And Games And Plays 5/4/2012
143. Canadian Rivers And Lake 5/4/2012
144. Canada Our Home 5/4/2012
145. Campbells Block 5/4/2012
146. Caledonian Games 5/4/2012
147. Byron 5/4/2012
148. Burns And Scott 5/4/2012
149. Bryant 5/4/2012
150. Brodie Castle 5/4/2012
151. Brantford 5/4/2012
152. Book Agent Story 5/4/2012
153. An Autograph 5/4/2012
154. American Poets: Longfellow 1/3/2003
155. Agricultural, Implements And Machinery 5/4/2012
156. Adventure On A Raft 5/4/2012
157. Abundant Harvest 5/4/2012
158. A Romance Of Canada 5/4/2012
159. A Providential Escape 5/4/2012
160. A Crooked Looking Glass 5/4/2012
Best Poem of James McIntyre

Oxford Cheese Ode

The ancient poets ne'er did dream
That Canada was land of cream,
They ne'er imagined it could flow
In this cold land of ice and snow,
Where everything did solid freeze,
They ne'er hoped or looked for cheese.

A few years since our Oxford farms
Were nearly robbed of all their charms,
O'er cropped the weary land grew poor
And nearly barren as a moor,
But now the owners live at ease
Rejoicing in their crop of cheese.

And since they justly treat the soil,
Are well rewarded for their toil,
The land enriched by goodly cows,
Yie'ds plenty now to ...

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Hints To Cheese Makers

Addressed to Jonathan Wingle, Esq.


All those who quality do prize
Must study color, taste and size
And keep their dishes clean and sweet,
And all things round their factories neat,
For dairymen insist that these
Are all important points in cheese.

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