which paraphrase is better?
【Johnson controlled his celebrated temper in his chiefs presence, but in the words of one man on duty outside, "he left that suite like a pistol." Max Peck, watching him shoot into the corridor, long legs pumping, thought he looked furious.】
"he left that suite like a pistol"
paraphrase 1: he is furious
paraphrase 2: he is so angry, that he will break out anytime.