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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Oyzell pulled back, not lily-livered, Maude could see that, but faute de mieux, because of something she had seen, something that wasn't there, where it ought to be, and Maude followed Oyzell's stare, and over the hill and down the glen, ahent a higgledy but-and-ben, in a darkly glade in a misty wood, an altricial babe – a gnome – in it's pulled-down hood, in it's winter home, snuffled and sighed and sucked it's thumb for try as she would, Maude could see no mum, but blood on the floor and a kicked down door and the Mark of IV where a tall man wrote and on the twisting path, his shadow fell and Maude heard the creak of a leathern coat, then all was still and Oyzell nodded and, leaving the Pilgrimage, they took a different track through the nameless place and soon were gone out of Time and Space!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Tuesday, January 14, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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