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<bq author="H.L. Mencken" date="January 1925" source="Quote Investigator" href="" caption="From Mencken Chrestomathy">Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.</bq> The linked article above includes a related quote: <bq date="1915" author="Nellie L. McClung">That seems to be the haunting fear of mankind — that the advancement of women will sometime, someway, someplace, interfere with some man’s comfort.</bq>