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:

4

As a blue blood, he could afford a pharaonic lifestyle, filled with servants who would pretend that his every fart was the laudable deed of a great man, but he could not buy an exemption from lacrimae rerum.

(by Rudi)

3

The blue blood’s ancestors created this pharaonic age, an island in the lacrimae rerum; it fell upon them to defend it from a tempest of time and entropy; they did so laudably, learning red, the true color of their blood, and salt, the taste of blood and tears.

(by fdrisc)

2

Whether it was financial distress, marital problems or simple inexplicable lacrimae rerum that drove fellow member Edward 'Tip' Collins to hang himself in the lobby of the blue blood 'Old Patricians Club', no one would ever know but all agreed that he had lived a laudable life even if his career success had fallen far short of his pharaonic ambition. (by Sami)

1

Lord Fleicester put on an impressive and laudable show of lacrimae rerum during his interview on the BBC, bemoaning the crushing burden of social responsibility that falls upon one of blue blood, before hastening back to his pharaonic palace in his Bentley.  (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Thursday, March 28, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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