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:


“Olio, Olio, wherefore art thou, Olio? hush, what light through yonder window keeks? is she alive or is she dead, that damned elusive Ginger Bread? a hearse, a hearse, my Kingdom for a hearse, to bear my dear, sweet Volute thus to Good Queen Bess! the Juri's prudence may not sound thy Death, Nell, not while one stone stands upon another, or while one Iric remains upon this Land - come stand firm, the Captain's dead, the Gatling's jammed, but say ' Play up, Play up and Play the Game' for Scotland, Harry and Saint George!” cried Martin Elginbrod, storm-tossed in his restless sleep, and his voice echoed through the rain-swept streets of Morningside as dawn, in the Bowl of Night, o'er silvered shingles crept, to herald in another fucking day at the Office!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Saturday, October 17, 2015 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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