In a message dated 13/04/2010 03:08:22 GMT Daylight Time, NABOKV-L@HOLYCROSS.EDU writes:
I believe I once came across a comparable instance in
which VN, in the midst of answering a literary question, pretends to be
accosted by his dog (did he ever own a dog, btw?) and interjects "Down,
Fido" (or something like that...), but now I'm unable to locate that
passage. I think it was in Strong Opinions, but a cursory skim missed it.
Anyone know the passage? Perhaps I remember it all wrong...

VN is addressing Plato as if he were his, or a, dog.
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