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)


'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)


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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