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not rigorous

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But--and apologies to du Fresne--none of these pleasures make up for the fact that this is a shoddy book, that unexacting work of this nature is unacceptable, and that readers in other cultures, perhaps in Denmark, will garner a distorted picture of New Zealand's literature, and a diminished sense of du Fresne's place within it.
Reconstructing the history of a chronic illness is always difficult and remains an unexacting science due to known, unknown, and undetermined factors that influence disease expression over time.
Given the opportunity to express themselves freely, unexacting authors have turned to the printed word with the sole aim of attracting attention to themselves, of shocking the reader in some way.
The INS claims that because immigration detention falls under the government's authority to regulate detention, the courts should review only detention under the unexacting standard of being rationally related to a legitimate interest.
To avoid having to justify either Escobedo's premises or our tolerance of unexacting waivers, some may be willing to accept the present system as an uneasy compromise between the logical ramifications of these premises and the feared elimination of police interrogation.
But as Samuel Butler pointed out, those who scorn respectability as a tepid imitation of real virtue usually turn out to be the same people who cannot meet its unexacting demands.