Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 729
Maginot line, imprecation, elicit, aubade
I think perhaps an aubade is not simply a song at daybreak, but more particularly a song about separation at daybreak, as in Philip Larkin's poem "Aubade" in which the poet courageously eschews anger and imprecation and reflects quietly and most poignantly on his "dread of dying", which he does as the "curtain edges. . .grow light", which places us in that liminal state between light and dark, suggesting life and death, and makes of the poem a sort of Maginot Line, eliciting a feeling of temporary defense against the "sure extinction that we travel to".
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