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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After ascending to the most prestigious judicial seat in the land, he dispensed a series of rhadamanthine rulings in obscure language, refusing to speak in the koine that would be intelligible to defendants from diverse backgrounds—better that his victims didn't understand till the last moment how they were to be cooked and served as giblet soup, so to speak.

(by Rudi)

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The Emperor’s proclamation contained a rhadamanthine ruling that only the koine of the conquerors could be used in communication, no matter how prestigious the speaker or author -- in an attempt to repress ethnic identity as much as possible; however, since he couldn’t stand the sight or taste of giblets, they were the only item to be referred to in people’s native tongues.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Wednesday, November 21, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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