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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Meanwhile, old Bert told him, in 1896, "call it His-story or Her-story, Friederich Engels were an all-round good egg, an' a Moai oughter bin erected in Salford tae 'is memory, cos it were 'im wot writ it doon in 'is book, The Origin of the Family, Private Property an' the State as 'ow Bourgeois law dictates the rules for relationships an' inheritances an' as such, two partners, even wen their marriage baint arranged, will aluss 'ave the preservation o' inheritance in mind an' as such will never be entirely free tae choose their partner an' that's 'ow it will only lead to the proliferation o' immorality an' prostitution, an' so 'is name oughter be emblazoned on Salford Toon 'all fer a'body tae realize the importance o the man!" and Theresa bought him another pint and asked him about MacFarlane and Doubleday and he spat on the floor to show his utter contempt for that pair of "Rogues an' Rascals, an' thon's pittin' it fuckin' mildly Miss, beggin' yer pardon, fer them's the maist evil predators this world's ever known, an thon's a definite, provable, fuckin' fact! if ye'll pardon me French."

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Friday, October 12, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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