About Music and Facial Expression

“Do you enjoy music? But why should I ask? Who does not like music?”
Marusia began to play the best part of the waltz and turned with a smile. She had to read on the doctor’s face: does her playing impress him?
But she could not read anything. The doctor’s face was still impassive and dry. He quickly drunk his tea.
I am in love with this sample said Marusia.
And thank you,” said the doctor. I do not want to.
He made a last sip, rose and took up his hat, without having expressed the slightest desire to listen to the end of the waltz. (...) Marusia embarrassed, and offended, shut the piano.
Late-blooming Flowers by Anton Chekhov

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