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:

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Her affections were but a whirligig
Spinning amber shafts of light
Now here, now there,
Warming some sleuths of love,
Giving short shrift to others.
(by mtc)

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The sinisterly stealhy sleuth with otherworldy curly hair stepped out of the whirligig while slipping his amber shades over his eyes, preparing to enter the church, postponing the search to complete the holy polar shrift.

(by mike meter)
The Quandary for Saturday, October 05, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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