Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 5625
recapitulate, draculin, operose, ethos

Professor Vlad summarized his lecture on peasant life in Transylvania, saying, "To recapitulate, if I wanted to describe the ethos of the valley dwellers it would be to say that they were hard working to the point of making their daily tasks operose, until recently, when many who labored found their energy sapped by the circulation of draculin in the bloodstream, due to the farmers' ever expanding incursions into the forest home of the vampire bat. 

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