Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 4014
ex post facto, nowise, maquette, belletristic
Shortly after viewing the architects' maquette, the king had given his approval for the construction of a grandiose royal library but he decided to obtain the ex post facto endorsement of his subjects through a referendum on the design, notwithstanding the fact that most of them were nowise literate and had no appreciation for fine books or other belletristic creations.
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