1 Scarlett sat quietly on the stool fanning herself, not daring to look up, wishing Captain Butler back on the deck of his ship where he belonged.
2 Now secure, she wanted to dance, to play, to riot, to gorge on foods and fine wine, to deck herself in silks and satins, to wallow on soft feather beds and fine upholstery.
3 Miss Bart, emerging late the next morning from her cabin, found herself alone on the deck of the Sabrina.
4 Finally, I always go to sea as a sailor, because of the wholesome exercise and pure air of the fore-castle deck.
5 So disordered, self-condemning is his look, that had there been policemen in those days, Jonah, on the mere suspicion of something wrong, had been arrested ere he touched a deck.
6 The prodigious strain upon the main-sail had parted the weather-sheet, and the tremendous boom was now flying from side to side, completely sweeping the entire after part of the deck.
7 Nothing was done, and nothing seemed capable of being done; those on deck rushed towards the bows, and stood eyeing the boom as if it were the lower jaw of an exasperated whale.
8 And so saying, he led the way below deck into the cabin.
9 Bildad said no more, but buttoning up his coat, stalked on deck, where we followed him.
10 I was going to ask him some further questions concerning Ahab, when we heard a noise on deck.
11 And so saying he went on deck, and we followed.
12 Upon each side of the Pequod's quarter deck, and pretty close to the mizzen shrouds, there was an auger hole, bored about half an inch or so, into the plank.
13 But after that morning, he was every day visible to the crew; either standing in his pivot-hole, or seated upon an ivory stool he had; or heavily walking the deck.
14 Among sea-commanders, the old greybeards will oftenest leave their berths to visit the night-cloaked deck.
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15 Lighting the pipe at the binnacle lamp and planting the stool on the weather side of the deck, he sat and smoked.