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"Lord Peter emerged from the bathroom, wrapped in magenta silk, and called for Bunter.

"My lord?"

"Bunter, what do you advise in the matter of suitings for a call on an Archbishop whom one suspects of having committed a murder?"

"I regret, my lord, to have seen no recent fashions designed to impress homicidal Archbishops. I would suggest, my lord, any suit which your lordship considers might be said to combine an air of holiness with a certain flavour of the man of action.""

Ask A Policeman, by Members of The Detection Club (copyright 1933; quote is from Part III: 'Lord Peter's Private Counsel', by Anthony Berkeley, page 178 of the HarperCollinsPublishers 80th anniversary edition hardcover, 2012)