An other god, to whom thei soghte,
Mercurie hihte, and him ne roghte
What thing he stal, ne whom he slowh.
Of Sorcerie he couthe ynowh, 940
That whanne he wolde himself transforme,
So dede he wel the more thefte.
And yit thei maden of this thief
A god, which was unto hem lief, 950