Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:


In the tiny God's acre near the church of their youth, the gravestones of Father John and Father John look nearly identical, as did the twins in life, but they were a double act, contradicting each other in every way: the innocent John, an almsgiver, spiritual seeker, devout till his final day; the nefarious John, a charlatan, lucre-seeker, stealing till his final day. (by Rudi)


Those seduced by the nefarious temptations of necrophilia (that outrageous, uncomical double act) may console themselves that their moment of corrupt violation is not soiled by the surrender of filthy lucre amid the hallowed precincts of God's acre. (by Et Seqq)


Burke and Hare were a nefarious double act that culled God’s acre’s for fresh bodies and gave heinous new meaning to the ‘pursuit of filthy lucre’. (by gumo420)
The Quandary for Thursday, March 25, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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