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:


Now, while the ersatz Oates and Tonge and their Jolly Jokers were making the running in London in the 1670s with their hilarious boondoggle, having great fun pointing their crooked fingers hither and thither and sending all manner of innocent citizens to the Old Bailey, to Newgate and Tyburn, they were living in great style as guests of honour with Lord Danby, old Namby-Pamby himself, making revel with his parlour-maids, serving-wenches and, in short, all the female staff of his London establishment, turning the servants' quarters into a veritable bawdy house, a pornocracy for their own delight and amusement, for they were among the most famous men in London and His Chairness himself was quite oblivious to it all for to gentlemen of his station, to the Nobility and Aristocracy, servants were, if they were considered at all, considered to be deaf, dumb, blind and to all intents and purposes, invisible, and of no more import than a standard lamp or a sweeping brush, unless the gentleman were of a satyric bent, in which case they were there for him to take his pleasure whenever the fancy overcame him; so Oates and Tonge, William Beddoes and their cheery chums made hay while the sun shone on them, they basked in their celebrity and entertained the downstairs staff with the saucier tales of their days in Court as Crown Witnesses against Catholics of all degrees and sorts; and when it came to Chief Justice Billy the Butcher and his pandering attitude towards Mrs Elder well, the Case may have been lost because of his lascivious intentions, but he did confirm that in his opinion the Popish Plot certainly did exist, and he was observed inviting Mrs Elder into his Robing (or on that occasion Disrobing) Room to thank her most warmly for her commitment to Truth and Justice (concepts which were never at the forefront of his mind and on this occasion most certainly at the back of it) and Oates had it on very good authority that the ineluctable Legal Eagle quickly had the Jesuits' House-Keeper firmly in his talons and had his wicked way with her while wearing nothing but his Judge's Wig and she pressed hard up against the door; and according to Oates's informant, with ear pressed against the outside of the juddering door, all he heard her utter as the Chief Justice roared like an avenging Alastor: "by all that's Holy!" was: "Jesu Cristo!" and the assembled females around the servants' dining table blushed and giggled while the few male staff cheered in approval and Lord Danby's Butler called for another bottle of Sack to toast the infamous Judge's penetration of the Mystery of the Mass!

(by MissTeriWoman)


He who boondoggles each weekend
Will come to an untimely end,
In which alastors of the State,
Which his pornocracy berate,
The ineluctable trial begin
To bring to book his heinous sin.
(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Friday, April 06, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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