Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 467
pother, poltroon, finesse, diaphanous
How can one finesse a poltroon’s mind to make it take flight with diaphanous thoughts and ponder a Shakespeare sonnet, or the works of Plutarch or Raphael Holinshed, whose words inspired new ones, such as “our veil’d dames Commit the war of white and damask in Their nicely-gawded cheeks to the wanton spoil Of Phœbus’ burning kisses: such a pother”, words we find in Coriolanus, or “Patience is for poltroons, such as he: He durst not sit there, had your father lived”, words we discover in King Henry VI?
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