“Do lawyers ever go to heaven?”

“……and in consideration of valuable services to the nation not very clearly specified in the Honors List, he became Sir Henry Dormer, Bart. His only child—a girl—had died, and there was no prospect of any further family, so there was, of course, no reason why he should not be made a baronet for his trouble.”

“Acid man you are,” said Wimsey. “No reverence, no simple faith or anything of that kind. Do lawyers ever go to heaven?”

“I have no information on that point,” said [the lawyer] Mr. Murbles, dryly.

— From The Unpleasantness  at the Bellona Club, by Dorothy L. Sayers

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