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:


Betimes, whether it be nubilous or sunny, Wendell Wagstaff of the Western Shire, would wake suffering from a surfeit of silliness and burst forth with levity and song so exuberant as to make the welkin ring.

(by wordgirl)


'The welkin becomes nubilous betimes my child,'  said the wise old sage, his long grey beard wagging as he nodded his long grey head, ' and 'tis not to be treated with levity lest trouble become of it,' he added as, gazing welkin-ward  and before I could warn him he stepped off the cliff edge and with a cry of 'I told you so-o-o-o!' vanished from my sight; whereupon I turned tail and went home, lesson learned.

(by Queen of East Pond)


"There be levity in the nubilous welkin betimes," said Cap'n Hank--and I was so irritated by his typically incomprehensible way of speaking that I'm ashamed to admit I tossed a banana peel under his foot, causing him to do the splits on a plank which lay across an open grave (amazingly, he couldn't get out of that position for seven hours, for some sort of muscular paralysis had evidently set in; at length he rolled into the grave with a moan, but at that point I reached down and helped him out, feeling things had gone too far).


(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Monday, July 23, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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