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

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Of course, I was treated as an abject valetudinarian and put to bed, fed pasteurized milk puddings and allowed nothing more exacting than quiet games of fairy chess with Father Macaneny, played according to our House Rules - Knight's are permitted to make Culbertson's Doubles, Pawns can avoid capture by sliding in a straight or diagonal move in any direction, but only in alternate plays, and in an exception drawn from Mornington Crescent, Bishops can jump another single piece of the same colour twice in a simgle play, by saying "all change at Farringdon Road" - and every hour on the hour, AuntieMay exerted her privilege as a semi-retired GP by checking my vital signs and testing for synaesthesia by tickling my palms and the soles of my feet with a feather and if I passed muster five times in a row I was allowed a double Laphraoigh which she always keeps in for such medicinal purposes.

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Wednesday, May 01, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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