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:


"cheery-bye," cried Savile Rowe, as he and Adonis Sheehy-Skeffington linked arms and made towards the door, "we're off to Mimsy Whimsey's to listen to some Fortean Fusion, it's a Nouvelle Musique Concrete ensemble, don'tcha know!" and with a patter of feet they were gone, as Barnaby Rudge turned to Theresa and Dirk: "loath a I am to speak behind people's backs, you understand," he whispered, "but the thought of grown men writhing to that kind of Musique gives me the heeby-jeebies, but what can one expect from Aesthetes, eh? of course, I blame Walter Pater, he encourages that sort of behaviour, and of course, Posing is all in Vogue now, no more Dashing White Sergeants or Gay Gordons for them, ah, those were the days, when men were Men and women were Ladies, but that's all gone, such a shame but never mind me, Miss Somerville, Mr Doubleday, you don't want to listen to the mawkishness of an old man, go off, have fun, and make a start on that series, it could be a new direction for QQ - no more Quietly Quaint, light a powder-keg and toss it into the literary milieu, see what floats to the surface, I'll stop here a bit, Waitress, come fill my glass, I have room for six Scotches more! TTFN, my dears, I'll see you when I see you, if you don't see me first, tarrarranoo," as Teri and Dirk leave and the door swings shut behind them.

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Wednesday, April 24, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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