Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 6974
illiterati, pie in the sky, broadside, velvet
The velvet tongue of purple prose
Is only for the folks who pose
As clever, but we know that those
Are but illiterati;
Who trust their fate to pie in the sky
And when it fails they wonder why
Their souls are pierced so sharply;
But often ignorance in its wings
Brings failure, and a thousand things
That maim and mortify and sting
Like broadsides flying nigh.
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