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:


After Moon's rejection of his love, Larry, a professor of selenology, led by his lurry of thoughts about why someone bearing the name of the subject of his interest would turn him down, burgled several palladial edifices where she took classes (he was looking for her doodles). (by QuaQua)


"See her as she flies, golden sails across the sky", warbled the selenologist as he waited patiently in his midnight garden amidst a lurry of luna moths, waiting for the full moon to clear the horizon, while unbeknownst to him a small team of black-clad thieves busy burgling his house joined in the chorus, "The moon's a harsh mistress, it's hard to love her well", as they loaded lunar basalts into a satchel bathed in the moonlight pouring in through the Palladian window. (by cusheamus)


Among his palladian endeavors, the thief gave special attention to the study of selenology, as evidenced by the lurry of burgled telescopes in his bedroom. (by Rudi)


While a lurry of students was conducting experiments for their selenology class, one became interested in the man trying to burgle a nearby palladian house. (by alexbraun95)
The Quandary for Saturday, July 17, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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