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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Burger, a burgess, was by nature and inclination a ponderous sort of fellow, ponderous in his ways, ponderous in his thinking, and ponderous in his bulk; not the type of wight one would expect to trip through the tulips and leas in Central Park au natural; nor the type to coax a lissome lass in the effort, ribbons streaming, hind parts gleaming in the springtime sun--and yet, there he was! (by mtc)

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As a burgess in a new land, Jerome felt the ponderous responsibility of being a good citizen, especially when he tried to coax his neighbors into working together for the good of all, such as his idea to raise sheep using the lea as village common ground, but everyone else wanted to hold tight to individual property rights.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Tuesday, January 07, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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