Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1850
Dutch uncle, analgesic, foliage, wassail
No analgesic could dull the pain inflicted by my Dutch uncle's scorn at the January wassail, when as the Green Man I mislaid my foliage costume and without even an apple-leaf to cover my shrinking modesty had to prance through the Morris dances in the altogether!
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