Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 5076
cognoscenti, coppice, pinchbeck, residuum
Timber companies will tell you that their coppices are sustainable and are just as if they had not taken any trees at all, but the cognoscenti and lovers of nature as well as those who have witnessed a beautiful, old-growth forest taken down actually know that the residuum after the indigenous trees, ferns and brush are felled is of dishearteningly less natural, environmental, biodiversity, aesthetic or spiritual value than originally; the sticks and brush that replace stately trees and forest hold the same comparative value to before as the zinc and copper of pinchbeck do to authentic gold.
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