Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 4179
feint, purple prose, fecund, draggle

It was a dark and stormy night, when nature's feint attacks distracted from her fatal blows, as when a leak in the kitchen ceiling prevented Mrs. Bulwer-Lytton from noticing that her husband had been struck by a bolt of lightening that had entered through an open window, the same husband who had found the stormy atmosphere so fecund, writing reams of purple prose up till his tragic death (not coincidentally, prose about a storm) as if he were draggling a simple storm plot through the mud of melodrama, and then draggling it again.

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