Not all disciplinarians are cold and pitiless. Some maintain a sunny disposition, even as they’re marching you to the stable for a severe thrashing. And why shouldn’t they be cheerful? The whipping is for your own good, after all.
Here’s another fine portrait from the folks at Riding Boots. There’s an intriguing contrast between the calm and pleasant look on the young woman’s face, and the fact that her crop is about to dance across someone’s behind. This lady obviously has no doubts about the benefits of corporal punishment.