Usage examples for controlled

  1. Once more he seemed on the point of giving way to a paroxysm of rage, but controlled himself and said, sullenly: " I suppose I may thank you for my imprisonment from first to last." – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  2. Franklin Kane controlled the signs of his own emotion, which was deep. – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  3. It was fully a minute before Tommy controlled his sobs and hugged him round the neck. – Frank of Freedom Hill by Samuel A. Derieux
  4. He shook with his emotion; Riley Sinclair shook with controlled laughter. – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand
  5. Frederick stepped backward, and his brow darkened; but he controlled his impatience, and drew near his sister with a kindly smile, and gently raising her from her knees, he led her to the divan. – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach