Who is Duncan Campbell Scott

Duncan Campbell Scott (August 2, 1862 – December 19, 1947) was a Canadian civil servant and poet and prose writer. With Charles G.D. Roberts, Bliss Carman, and Archibald Lampman, he is classed as one of Canada's Confederation Poets.A career civil servant, Scott served as deputy superintendent of the Department of Indian Affairs from 1913 to 1932. He supported the government's assimilationist policy toward Canada's First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Today he is known more for his implementation of this policy, especially the mandatory education of children, than for his poetry. Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission has characterized this policy as cultural genocide.

Life and legacy

Scott was born in Ottawa, Ontario, the son of Rev. William Scott, a ...
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Duncan Campbell Scott Poems

  • A Mystery Play

    The Father. The Child. Death. Angels.
    Two Travellers. ...
  • Retrospect
    This is the mockery of the moving years;
    Youth's colour dies, the fervid morning glow
    Is gone from off the foreland; slow, slow,
    Even slower than the fount of human tears ...
  • The Battle Of Lundy's Lane
    Rufus Gale speaks--1852

    Yes,--in the Lincoln Militia,--in the war of eighteen-twelve; ...
  • The Violet Pressed In A Copy Of Shakespeare
    Here in the inmost of the master's heart
    This violet crisp with early dew
    Has come to leave her beauty and to part
    With all her vivid hue. ...
  • The Wood By The Sea
    I DWELL in the wood that is dark and kind
    But afar off tolls the main,
    Afar, far off I hear the wind,
    And the roving of the rain. ...
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Heart 42 Deep 35 Light 34 Life 30 Night 27 Love 23 I Love You 23 World 23 Long 22 Soul 21

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 by Robert Service

Heaven's mighty sweet, I guess;
Ain't no rush to git there:
Been a sinner, more or less;
Maybe wouldn't fit there.
Wicked still, bound to confess;
Might jest pine a bit there.

Heaven's swell, the preachers say:

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