In response to:

Translation from the January 20, 1966 issue

To the Editors:

As a retort to Mr. Nabokov, I may quote another French couplet:

Cet animal a parfois tort.
Il faut le gronder quand il mord.

A version in Belorussian will follow as soon as I have mastered that dialect.

Edmund Wilson

Wellfleet, Massachusetts

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February 17, 1966