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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"What do you know of parallel worlds, or Universesor lives?" Maude asked Bernie, trying to keep the tone of fear from her voice and he looked levelly at her: "I didn't only study Law, you know, I have read much of other religions than my own, Western and Eastern Philosophy, and my sensei at Uni encouraged me to discover what I could in the Sciences, and knowing exactly how the war ended, just a couple of years ago in my Time, our Time," indicating the two brothers, "the only explanation for that," waving towards the town sitting in the valley below, "is a parallel world, or history, some alternative to what we should see, and your reaction, Maude, and yours Madame Oyzell, they tell me much and the only question isdo we turn back and hope to re-enter the Worm-Hole, and perhaps find the destination you were expecting, or do we go down the hill and discover that this is indeed where MacFarlane and his friends have come?" at which Maude and Oyzell exchanged anxious glances and Maude was acutely aware of the implications for her friend if they made the wrong direction, but Oyzell gave a decisive nod, and said: "we may be crossing the Rubicon, if we go down, but I am already an old woman, and I have had the good fortune to live far longer than anyone in my family, but you are a young boy, Bernie, with a good life stretching ahead of you, so there is no need for you, nor for Duddingston and Campbeltown, to accompany us, if to do so puts your lives in danger," but it was the two Lochs who chuckled, and Cammy who said: "daen a bit o the auld reverse psychology there, wis it Missus? we micht be young enough tae be yer bairns or gran'bairns, but yer no goanie send us back tae freeze wur baws aff at the Sooth Pole an ne'er ken whit's been gaun oan here, so yer no!" and Maude looked at the other two for confirmation and when Bernie and Dudd both nodded, she shook hands with them all as did Oyzell, and said: "at least let us take the lead here, whatever has happened, or is still happening, in the Country, this is our Home Turf, we both know our way about the town and the local countryside and we can drift in and around corners, down lanes, like eolian leaves carried hither and thither on the breeze, almost invisibly so, but our first call must be to the Old School-House, carefully and discreetly, to find out if my cousins are therewho knows, perhaps the local Gauleiter has claimed it! but family ties are strong, and no hypothetical alkahest can dissolve the bonds between me, Daphne, May and Cristo, and I know dear Oyzell here will confirm that, no?" and Oyzell nodded firmly: "even Rabbi Burns says the four of them are like Siamese Quadruplets, inseparable!"

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Tuesday, June 02, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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