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

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Reminiscing happily about lazy August afternoons at the cottage on the Eastern Shore (at the head of a narrow inlet called "Bingo's Fjord", though no glacier had ever been there), quoth Great Uncle Alexander: "Ah, the good old dog days, splashing in the Bay, listening to Agatha rhapsodizing upon the pianoforte, and drinking mint juleps out of silver cups!" (by cusheamus)

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'Verily' quoth I, 'are the deep, obnubilated Norwegian fjords most delightfully cooling in the long dog days of summer - if I may be so bold as to rhapsodize wistfully upon their enchantment.' (by Et Seqq)

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Desperate to close a deal with an indecisive client, the travel agent rhapsodized: "O the glory of late summer in Ruritania, the cool zephyrs that grace its winding fjords (you like fjords?) -- no dog days, no sweat, no A/C needed, $350 round trip -- paradise, I quethe!" (by Rudi)
The Quandary for Thursday, August 12, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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