Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1080
bayonet, asterism, vulnerable, bloviate
Bloviating his way through an interminable after-dinner speech the old campaigner testified that, confronted by musketeers lunging forward with fixed bayonets, even the most battle-hardened enemy was vulnerable to fear because, as he put it, 'they don't like it up 'em!'; and in fond recollection he thrust his dress sword heavenwards, bringing down an asterism of flaking plaster and a cut-glass chandelier.
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