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 when he opened his eyes? well, he wasn't in the Upper Room of Wee Wendy's, that was for sure: it was dark, the windows were black hollows, dim lamps burned on sconces attached to the walls, there were pictures on the walls but he couldn't make them out, and faces looking down at him, but not in anger, so he asked where he was, or tried to, but the words came out wrong; one of the faces opened it's mouth as though speaking but the sound seemed to come from somewhere else and never untangled itself enough to make any sense; but his head hurt and he felt gingerly around the dunt near his crown and his fingers came away smeared with sticky, red blood: "we'd best get him to the BGH," said Peter Boo, "who knows what damage has been done to his brain, but Algie shook his head: "if he had been intended to die, he'd be dead, no, Pete, this is one for us, for our own orthopraxy, he needs our shelter, it's the right thing to do," so Bill and Grigory lifted the man from the floor of the Chapel in Talbot House, Melrose's Toc H, and carried him upstairs to one of the guest bedrooms, where Aggie nursed him as she had Pete just a few days earlier, while Pete discussed this sudden arrival with Algie, Bill and Grigory in The Ship Inn over glasses of Laphraoigh: "poor scut looked a mite haggard," said Bill, with a shake of his head, "like he's come through his own personal vision of Hell," agreed Grigory, although Algie had a different slant on the stranger: "those strange words he was speaking, those sounds, twisted and folded back on themselves, but I don't have our new friend for a logodaedalist – it sounds to me that he's speaking Hebrew from the time of Jesus Christ, with a modern Welsh accent, that suggests he's a native of Pontypridd!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Thursday, December 19, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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