Even Joe smiled once or twice when Boone, in a mock heroic manner alluded to his exploits among the wolves.
The poem is preceded by a dissertation on the mock heroic, in which he avows Cervantes as his master.
So Irving described the taking of Fort Casimir in mock heroic manner.
In which the various kinds of fish are introduced in mock heroic verse.
It is a mock heroic of course, descriptive of the Game; and the Homeric parodies are adroit and numerous.
The two latter personages have been already damaged by the mock heroic description of them in the introduction.
The poem for which he is now best known is his mock heroic Hasty Pudding .
He has been reckoned by many the inventor, or at least the reproducer in modern times, of the mock heroic style.
The p. 117“General” of the Romans halted his men and made a mock heroic speech to the agent.
Of his power in the passions, in description, in the mock heroic, I leave others to descant.