Recruiting Songs

Temple Scott (1864 - 1939)

This rousing collection of poems is sure to bring out patriotic sentiments in us all. These works were written with the glories of victory in mind - victory based on dignity and basic human rights for all. The strident call to arms expressed here can't help but stir the soul and inspire the imagination with thoughts of a vanquished enemy and the triumph of a defender of truth and liberty.

The concept of hope, as elusive as it may be amid the field of battle, is always an asset when possessed by those in combat. This hope, this aspiration of a brighter future accompanied by a strident call to join the war effort is so aptly portrayed by poet Temple Scott. Here are a series of awe-inspiring songs of the splendor of victory, the anguish of defeat and, ultimately, the appeal to a higher power for guidance - in the words of Scott, "Though tempest-tossed and battle-scarred, we still aspire Thy way to tread".
- Summary by Bruce Kachuk

Genre(s): Single author

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Call Bruce Kachuk
Play 02 The Old Call Bruce Kachuk
Play 03 Fight as Your Grandsires Fought Bruce Kachuk
Play 04 Wake Up, Wake Up, America! Bruce Kachuk
Play 05 Blow, Bugler, Blow! Bruce Kachuk
Play 06 The Call of the Sea Bruce Kachuk
Play 07 The Voice of Canada Bruce Kachuk
Play 08 Canada's Answer Bruce Kachuk
Play 09 Courcelette Bruce Kachuk
Play 10 A Prayer Bruce Kachuk