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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And then they saw him, a lonely, staggering, frostbitten man who looked like he'd soon become a wheelie-case; Bernie and Campbeltown, quickly followed by Duddingston and several others, ran out to meet this strange apparition and, after he had collapsed in their arms and been carried to the Sick-Bay, asking for the sagamore and babbling about his friends, the Camp Doctors sedated him and later, in the Mess, told them what they had learned: "his name's Captain Lawrence Oates – of whom I'm sure you've all heard, and know what his last words were before he left the tent in 1912: 'I am just going outside and may be some time,' - the general acceptation is that he died out there in the snow, although his body was never found, and the rescue party erected a cairn and put up a cross, memorialising him as a gallant gentleman, of the Inniskilling Dragoons, my own father's old regiment, who walked to his death in an effort to save his companions, by relieving them of the burden he believed he had become; well, gentlemen, I need hardly say that somehow or other, he is here, now, alive, but not at all well, he has suffered severe and extensive frostbite, gangrene, and I've had to amputate both his legs, one below the knee, the other above, several fingers, his ears and nose; he is very weak, but I and my staff will do our damndest to save his life, for he is a true hero who deserves the chance to return to his family home for whatever time he has left; and if any of you try to prevent me carrying out my moral obligation, I'll make sure you are arraigned on charges of perduellion, if it's the last thing I do!" and the entire company rose to their feet and gave three cheers for Doctor Cameron and his assistant Dr Finlay!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Wednesday, October 17, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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