He then served for nearly two years at the American legation in China, where his duties included command of the famous Horse Marines
Considering the limitations of its present home and the size of its budget (in the US$5-million range annually), Lyric Opera has nevertheless managed to establish a reputation as one of North America's progressive opera companies, the premieres of Jack Beeson's Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines
(1975) and Henry Mollicone's Coyote Tales (1998) numbering among its past accomplishments.
His Lanchester had a detachable and interchangeable body and in Kipling's stories, The Horse Marines
and A Tour of Inspection, Macdonald describes the writer making 'full and comical use of its potential for disguise'.
The American Dialect Society suggests that the word should be traced back to a US folk song called Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines
, which was first popular in 1868.