Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1773
elegy, koan, reminisce, diaphanous
Shayana had a reminiscence of a koan, perhaps her favourite one, a koan in which a powerful landlord finding out that a spiritual master, who claimed to know where the heaven was, was living on his land, went to see him and demanded him to show him the heaven, and the spiritual master, obliging, grabbed a stick from the ground and struck the landlord’s head, but she could not remember whether or not the blow produced a change in the landlord, and whether or not some sort of a diaphanous light appeared to him as a murmuring elegy for the landlord he was before coming to see the spiritual master.
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