Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 5469
iliad, blueberrying, pratfall, aphesis
After the log cabin they labored to build burnt to its blackened foundations, after the first tender shoots of corn they planted lost their heads in an aphesis of frost, and after an iliad of other miseries and self-inflicted pratfalls, spring and summer finally arrived and the Jobs began again, rejoicing in the consolations of a fickle Nature: they felled trees, sawed logs, and built new cabins; pulled trout from the streams using willow branches as poles; wove baskets and went blueberrying in the thickets, plucking the plump berries from their leafy nests, the children returning home smiling and triumphant with berries spilling from their baskets, faces smeared with the bounty of their harvest.
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