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 Ronnie and I schlepped all the croquet gear across undulating acres of green velvet sward to a level section near the tennis courts, I was left to set up the hoops (which were wrought iron) while Ronnie regaled me from the sidelines with the story of how he came to be inducted into the Croquet Hall of Fame after his club bested the U.S. Naval Academy in 1996. (by cusheamus)


Listen lass, we schlepped all the way to this stinking sward (most magical picnic spot in all New Jersey?) and I expected you'd regale me with pastoral verse--Spenser!--not try to best me in a game of pinky wrestling. (by Rudi)


As the students made their way back to the law school, crossing the courtyard's wide green sward, the 3Ls regaled each other with their summer stories, in which they had bested other interns with their legal acumen (or ability to consume alcohol), while the 1Ls schlepped in, carrying their weight in books and fear. (by kathological)
The Quandary for Friday, August 27, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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