Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1266
holm, reveille, lily-livered, suspire
Before reveille, in the pre-dawn gloom, while our lily-livered companion was still suspiring unevenly on his cot, obviously deep in an anxious dream, the two of us left the island fortress of Tindholm and rowed over the quiet water to Vagar, to burn the enemy's ships.
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