Facial Expression

“Liza, too, had grown fatter. Plumpness did not suit her. Her face was beginning to lose the kittenish look, and was, alas! more suggestive of the seal. Her cheeks were spreading upwards, outwards, and to both sides.”
“A Living Chattel” by Anton Chekhov

Flow of time, putting on weight, moral principles and facial expression mesh together.

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