It is impossible to know Bentham without admiring and revering him.
But she made no motion of revering or any offer of saluting her late deity.
But I'd keep "discerning," instead of substituting "revering."
From the contemplation of those, he might gather motives for loving or revering her.
In "Heroes and Hero-Worship" the habit has grown of revering mere will, rather than calm intellectual and moral power.
But thou art frustrated in thy marriage with this unhappy virgin, whom I betrothed to thee, revering thy friendship.
It were kinder perhaps to run your sword through him (or through yourself) than to take to revering him!
Revering the monarchy and established institutions, they endured forty years of persecution before they took up arms.
While revering the priest, he always felt himself superior even to the bishop of Rome.
Revering the eloquence and influence of Petrarch, he importuned him to be his public defender.