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:


Pray wee oysters, raise your orison to the Red Queen for release from your carceral state, for the Walrus and the Carpenter approach, with hunger galore and a rapacious look in their eyes. (by agbrs)


With those walruses boldly ashore, Surrounded by big bears galore, E'er impending is strife In this carceral life With some hope and with orisons more. (by QuaQua)


While doing time in your carceral cell why not grow a walrus moustache (whiskers galore!) as you extirpate sin through villainous, villous orisons. (by Et Seqq)


And now, an orison for the walrus, his two tusks, his four flippers, and his sunny arctic home, which grows cold as it melts, eerily carceral as its waters open--ice galore, no more. (by Rudi)


The blurry photo showed the vague outline of a walrus’ shadow, cast faintly onto its carceral surroundings, in which torture devices galore—stuffing pullers, faux fur razors, and pomeranians—could be seen more clearly; when R.’s eye caught sight of a bit of fluff near the edge of the frame, though, his wailing orison for the safe return of his beloved could be heard throughout the land. (by luigi)


Ulf languished waterless for three days in the carceral smokehouse (windowless and bolted) amongst the heaped boar and walrus tusks, his hoarse orisons for mercy ignored and unheard until Nissa convinced her mother that he had suffered imprisonment gu leoir - indeed, more than enough! - and that he should be freed. (by cusheamus)
The Quandary for Wednesday, August 25, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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