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:


For eons we ruled galaxies and had the hubris to think it would be forever, but I am the last, my tontine gift the planet of our origin and as I look down from my eyrie on this deserted world I think how ironic that this little mountain range on an obscure planet became a topos for all the magic and majesty sired by a truly himalayan race. 

(by fdrisc)


Abdul liked to picture himself in a place of safety far from the tumult of his everyday life, and had reserved himself, in his fancy, a snug himalayan eyrie, constructed of stone and heavy timber, inaccessible to other men, but available to him through one of the topoi he had encountered in his reading of the "Nights":  transportation atop a flying rug, for example, or in the cupped palm of a genie's hand.  (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Sunday, May 26, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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