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(ˌhaɪ ər əˈnɪm ɪk, ˌhaɪ rə-)

also Hi`er•o•nym′i•an,

of or like St. Jerome.
[1650–60; < Latin Hieronym(us) Jerome + -ic]
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An awareness of duty is very close to an oath, and Chesterman calls for us to imagine an oath for translators, or a Hieronymic oath.
The movement in the direction of a Hieronymic oath is the creation of a self-modelling of the second type, counting toward the change of existing practices.