Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1182
dernly, cogent, artifice, sesquipedalianism
Though Mr. Stevenson was confident in his oratorical artifice -- at times believing that his words were more cogent than logic itself -- he did not know that his sesquipedalian attempts to be convincing were thought by his listeners to be not only untenable, but also rather dern.
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