Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 5356
palpable, canary in a coal mine, ferrule, ochlophobia

Striding warily through the crowds whilst battling hard against his ochlophobia, he was suddenly aware of a palpable tingle; the ferrule fastened around his finger began to beep alarmingly, and then a click; the army unit behind him quickly took cover, for he was merely a canary in a coal mine.

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