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:


"Oh, my dear Gracie, see here, look, yer cain read cain't yer, no? well never mind, it ain't all it's cracked up ter be, but pin back yer lug'oles an arken ter me then, I’ll read it out ter ye, only it's a Cat-a-log o the 'Ladies of Pleasure' published in Covent Garden by Dirk Doubleday, but it's ackshully wrote by Sir Peveril and his chum Walter, im as I've telt yer about, them's the ones wot as ter do the work, visitin every Gay Gel and try out all the positions and then write it all down, it's Doubleday's name but it's Sir P and Mr W. as all the ard work and don't get mentioned, but anyway, it gives the swanks the bona fides of all the best Gay gels in Lundin so's they as a idea o wot each gel's part-icular ex-pert-ise is an it sez we is a 'un-para-lell-ed eggs-ample of the ex-quis-itely varie-gated species of the most vol-up-tu-us feminine form as was ever before gathered in one city for the pleasure of Mankind!' wotcher fink o that then? but wait, the best bit is the 'Longlist of the Cream of the Cream' and speshly on page 3 where it sez: 'and speaking of Drury Lane . . . .' that's here, our Drury Lane, 'Apartment 3 at Number 17 is that of Miss Sarah Siddons, one of the finest exponents in the art of fellatio to be found in the capital and equally versed in all conjugal positions imaginable and, what is more, has recently acquired an apprentice love-stress, who she is teaching all the arts of the Profession and all who have so far set eyes on the 11-year-old Gracie Long cannot but be capt-i-vated by er innocence and de-lec-tation' and then in brackets it sez: '(Miss Long is in shape, petite and child-like, in manner, gentle and timid, and in speech, Scotch, and possesses all that race's vitality and endurance!)' though I dunno wot that all means, but am tellin yer Gracie, that's gonna bring cab-fulls wantin ter make yer acquaintance, oh we're gonna be rich, my pretty lass, we're gonna be paid in silver and gold coin and silk and taffeta dresses, new boots, new ats, gloves, parasols, every kind of undergarment Mr Lewis can provide, we'll need to take on a maid, oh Gracie, our Fortune is made and it's all thanks to you, my dear, my lucky Heather, come let me hold you and you can tell me what you want to do with your share!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Sunday, July 30, 2017 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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