With respect, this Fewtril is unclear, what is the antecedent to "them." Is it the "others" or "the principles" or, unlikely, the "dirty work."
Aha! I spent some wasted time chopping and changing this one, switching from clear but poor wording to ambiguous but better wording, and in the end I took out "those others" and replaced it with "them", having persuaded myself that most naturally one would take "them" to refer to "others". Not a good decision, it seems. I shall change it at your prompting. Much obliged.
By leaving the dirty work to others on principle, one can enjoy a spotless conscience by which to condemn them.Any good?
Much better, dearieme.
Oh spot on. Spot on.
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