Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for September 12, 2016
You know, B.D., I've been thinking a lot about my past lives lately... I've been so many things-- a middle kingdom mid-wife, a Babylonian astronomer, a Holy Roman empress, a leper in fin-de-siecle Marrakesh... Last night, I was trying to figure out what they had in common, what connected them to the divine spark of my higher self. Suddenly, it hit me... Each of them always tried to look her best! B.D.: That's one plucky leper.