Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1198
batten, umpteenth, plagiary, perpend
As the author took tea, and time out to perpend her umpteenth excursion within romantic fiction, she was momentarily overwhelmed by revulsion towards her tireless self-plagiarism; but then at the stroke of four she battened down the hatches against such unnecessary qualms and cheerfully resumed her pen.
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