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:

4

Classicism was in the Enlightenment zeitgeist: every reprobate's bookshelf was bedizened with editions of Greek and Roman texts, the ancient authors were revered as perfect, and it was quite unpopular to assert that 'even Homer nods.' (by Rudi)

3

The much vaunted zeitgeist of the love children of the 60’s - sex, drugs and rock and roll - is vivid proof that homer not only nods but passes out completely when one takes stock of the bedizened Republican reprobates sporting ipod’s, tuned to the Grateful Dead, flooding the golf courses of America in the second decade of the new millennium. (by gumo420)

2

In harmony with the zeitgeist of the late 1960's, Kol'Da wore a paisley shirt and bell-bottomed jeans, and bedizened herself with ropes of handmade love beads but, as they say, "even Homer nods", and it turned out that organizer of the trip hadn't known that Crocs were unheard of until the early twenty-first century, so Kol'Da - shod in turquoise plastic clogs - attracted a lot of unwanted attention, silently damning the reprobate travel agent the whole time, on account of whose ignorance she had just earned herself a very unwelcome place on the list of the Dangerously Inept (who were forbidden from time-traveling without an official chaperone). (by cusheamus)

1

So what of the blessed zeitgeist, confound its asinine proprieties, what should he care when here he was with an armful of warm girl bedizened in the most utter finery, the delicious creature nuzzling up close and calling him a tiresome, heartless old reprobate to have quite, quite forgotten that tonight marked the anniversary of that first impassioned tryst and, well, what could he then offer in abject contrition, dammit, but a soulful 'even Homer nods'? (by Et Seqq)
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