The poem for which he is now best known is his mock heroic Hasty Pudding .
Even Joe smiled once or twice when Boone, in a mock heroic manner alluded to his exploits among the wolves.
In which the various kinds of fish are introduced in mock heroic verse.
He has been reckoned by many the inventor, or at least the reproducer in modern times, of the mock heroic style.
The two latter personages have been already damaged by the mock heroic description of them in the introduction.
He had published a mock heroic tragedy (no record of performance) in 1692 which significantly enjoyed a second printing in 1696.
So Irving described the taking of Fort Casimir in mock heroic manner.
Of his power in the passions, in description, in the mock heroic, I leave others to descant.
It is a mock heroic of course, descriptive of the Game; and the Homeric parodies are adroit and numerous.
The style is heavy and labored and the plot mawkishly sentimental and mock heroic.