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a shock to the contrast of the genteelness and the harmony of the hometown I knew and loved.
For much of Canadian history, womanly "respectability"--which presumably meant female docility, genteelness, nurturance--has been, as Joy Parr has written, the "touchstone of womanly authority.
I would call it genteelness but that's probably too old-fashioned.