After its poop-deck debacle, Carnival slashed the price of its cruises to just $38 a night.
On board the barque Captain Sartoris paced the poop-deck in solitude.
Seas creamed and licked the poop-deck edge, now to starboard, now to port.
It was now the Sabbath, and at nine o'clock all hands were summoned to the poop-deck for the customary worship.
Upon that he quitted Vigitello, and slowly, thoughtfully, returned to the poop-deck.
Captain Swarth, prone upon the poop-deck, was the first to waken.
He had mounted to the poop-deck, and was walking towards the wheel.
A great hulk of a man was lounging over the rail of the poop-deck, looking down over the dock.
On the poop-deck was a familiar figure, short, rotund and blue.
Also that part of the poop-deck which is continued forward beyond the bulk-head of the cabin.