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:


I know not what nepenthe I partook of last night, but it made me so non-percipient that when I woke up this morning I realized I had attorned all my ungulates to a total stranger; Nick, my donkey, and Duppy and Nuggle, my beloved pet duikers, were all sold and I had no recollection of doing so!

(by Elijah Shiffer)


“I ain’t gonna attorn to no railway man’s claim-jumpin: fancy govment  deed or not; it’s my ranch, been mine nigh on to  20 years and I might even let you build your train if ya don’t do nothing to upset the ungulates”, but, despite the brave façade,  the old homesteader was a percipient man and that night, weary and with bent back, home he ranged and sought the nepenthe he had always found in the circle of his stout wife’s arms.

(by fdrisc)


"Just between you and me , this arid soil is completely unsuitable for bisons, cows and other ungulate cattle", I percipiently lamented as I attorned my check to the new land owner, "but I am too lazy, tired and intoxicated with nepenthe to herd them to greener pastures."

(by Sami)


"Tut!" cooed the ungulate visitor to my sickroom, proferring a cup, "too late for tears now, old fellow, but here, a bit of nepenthe may help render you less percipient of the pain as you attorn the thing that has now become my due." (by Gravely)


When Ena clocked, with a percipient gaze, the dishy new owner of her tenement block, she attorned to him as her new landlord, hid her ungulate goat shoes in a cupboard, and poured the bottle of gin, her favourite nepenthe, down the sink: life was looking up. (by LexigraphicLove)
The Quandary for Friday, April 12, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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