What did waller do when he got caught up with the slaves who were trying to escape in Nightjohn?

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In the novel Nightjohn, Sarny talks about a girl called Alice trying to escape after she'd been beaten. Sarny says she had reached the river when Waller set his dogs on her. They ripped off the front part of her body, but she didn't die. Waller took her back to the quarters as an example of what would happen if anyone else tried to escape.

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Last Updated by eNotes Editorial on December 19, 2019