Dorcas, Hedwig, and the Five Other Godiva Sisters

“I attempted to draw the sexiest babes I could, but they came out looking absurd.”
— In honor of what would be Dr. Seuss’s 108th birthday, Maria Popova excerpts from his strange and “fairly scandalous” 1939 book The Seven Lady Godivas: The True Facts Concerning History’s Barest Family. It is … sort of not safe for work (there are drawings of butts). A 2002 Amazon review does a good job summarizing if the horse stuff doesn’t make sense.