Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 743
methuselah, affront, alow, distrait
Although Gardner's fourscore years had painted him into a corner where he squatted, distrait, with his Methusaloid peers, he nonetheless felt affronted when the hooker (herself getting on in years) laughed when he promised to set her heart aglow, starting from alow, even though he had all he could do to advance to the poop deck.
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