Sentence Examples with the word Self-restrained

His power of continuous narrative is best seen in the Metamorphoses, written in hexameters to which he has imparted a rapidity and precision of movement more suited to romantic and picturesque narrative than the weighty self-restrained verse of Virgil.

He was sincerely religious, self-restrained and courteous, though occasionally, under provocation, he could burst out into a royal rage.