It is baptized and feted and mourned for like a human being at its death.
The victims were often feted for a whole year and treated as divine; the heart was an offering to the god, the body was eaten by the priests and nobles and the head was preserved with those of previous victims.
'Abdul Hamid professed to yield and Enver entered Constantinople as a feted hero.
The Strassburg Literary Society feted him, and Johannes Sapidus, headmaster of the Latin school at Schlettstadt, rode with him into Basel.
In some parts of Indo-China the belief is that the soul of the elephant may injure people after death; it is therefore feted by a whole village.