I stood by him on the auction-block; and when I stepped down, they thought they had him sure.
Nothing that he could do would be able to save them from the auction-block.
As the thought flashed upon his mind that he was about to be sold on the auction-block, he grew terribly desperate.
A slave Kwaque was, as much as if Daughtry had bought him on the auction-block.
Martin had held up the vision of the auction-block before Sam; this was enough.
It was the auction-block horror that first prompted him to seek freedom.
Eight and a half months before escaping, Washington had been secreted in order to shun both master and auction-block.
My wife and children, dearer to me than my heart's blood, were they made for the auction-block?
The mother was first put upon the auction-block, and sold to a noted negro trader named Jennings.
When the hour arrived, the doomed man was placed on the auction-block.