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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Pleasantville's residents treat the estate of their late mayor Barry Oak like the hallows of a saint, and they attribute the weal of their local economy (particularly the tourism sector) to him, for it was beloved Barry who put their once-obscure town “on the map,” doing whatever he could not just to maintain “The Ville's” quirky traditions, but to establish new ones that would further advertise the town's alterity: for example, his celebrated decision to adopt the rundlet (approximately 15 gallons) as the official unit of fluid measure for all commercial transactions. (by Rudi)

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He trundles rundlets and barrels of wine in shallow hallows of Saint Valentine; no other alterity is left to posterity of his weal than the wale of the vine. (by Justinnthyme40)

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At college his abstinence and acute sense of alterity isolated him, but his saintly concern for the weal of the junior common room had moved him to order from the buttery a weekly rundlet of ale, for which welcome liquid provision, after his wholly unjustifiable rustication for 'gross and persistent insobriety', we hallowed the hallowed hallows (a sheaf of faded requisition slips) of the hallowed hallow (himself the departed saint) in a hallowed hallow (the dispiritingly empty cask). (by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Saturday, November 20, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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