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1 This usage is still observed in the immortelles, laid on
the tombs of
departed friends, in Catholic countries on the continent. Tibullus
alludes to it, B. ii. El. 4:
"Atque aliquis senior veteres veneratus amores,
Annua constructo serta dabit tumulo."
2 At the conclusion of the festival of Mars on the 1st of March, and for several successive days. These entertainments were celebrated in the Temple of that god, and were proverbial for their excellence.
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