Gaudeamus in Tenebris


"Gaudeamus in Tenebris" is a program that generates a text based upon the structures and forms
in Jubilate Agno by Christopher Smart (1722-1771), combined with the names of traditional angels and
demons, and other words with a distinct occult horror theme.




Let Leraie, mother of Eremiel, sing to the the Burning Sands.

Let Sachiel, Harvester of the Dead, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, wear the shadow crown.

Let Darda'il, rejoicing with the wyrm, who is beautiful in corruption, appear to the faithful.

Let Armaros, mother of Pocong, whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, write in the dark book.

Let Rusalka, cursing with the wyrm, make a sacrifice on the altar of the Unmoving Stars.

Let Vasiariah, master of the serpent, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, write in the dark book.

Let Hahasiah, father of Dagon, whose braying is for the glory of Balberith, because he makes the best musick in his power, write in the dark book.

Let Leraie, presenting the jackal, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, dance in the darkness.

Let Nithael, the Mighty Hunter, bless the name of Sthenno.

Let Agaliarept, the Defiler, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, wear the shadow crown.

Let Vapula, father of Naberus, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, rise from the depths.

Let Hashmal, father of Ravan, whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, dance in the darkness.

Let Asag come forth with a serpent and bless the name of Alal.

Let Raziel come forth with a jackal and whose tongue is wretched in his throat, take up the black scepter.

Let Mastema, cursing with the dragon, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions, rule over all.

Let Qaphsiel and the Dead One bless the name of Agrat.

Let Imamiah come forth with a wyrm and who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, dance in the darkness.

Let Hashmal, mother of Vapula, bless the name of Oriax.

Let Andrealphus, presenting the gorgon, give praise to the thousand dark creatures.

Let Alastor come forth with a serpent and destroy the creatures of light.

Let Netzach, mother of Hahasiah, give praise to suffering.

Let Netzach appear with a gorgon and whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, take up the black scepter.

Let Satan, mother of Toyol, who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Bathin appear with a serpent and whose harvest is in the frost and snow, sing the forbidden song.

Let Corson, the Destructor, who is beautiful in corruption, rend the living.

Let Abraxas, presenting the gorgon, whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, rend the living.

Let Surgat, cursing with the gorgon, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions, appear to the faithful.

Let Allu, father of Barachiel, consecrate the fell blade to the Unmoving Stars.

Let Aeshma come forth with a jackal and who is the Greek of a Grub, devour the light.

Let Gamigin, mother of Focalor, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions, write in the dark book.

Let Kerubiel appear with a dragon and who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, rule over all.

Let Flauros, rejoicing with the dragon, whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, rise from the depths.

Let Alloces come forth with a jackal and who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, speak the dark name.

Let Kiraman, presenting the gorgon, who is of a strange savour, and the very look of him maddens the mind, speak the dark name.

Let Murmur, spawn of Uzziel, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, rise from the depths.

Let Zaphkiel appear with a serpent and whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, rule over all.

Let Zaphkiel, presenting the dragon, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, write in the dark book.

Let Marut, presenting the serpent, who is beautiful in corruption, dance in the darkness.

Let Tuchulcha, father of Temeluchus, glorify in all that is evil.

Let Vapula, spawn of Naamah, glorify in the Burning Sands.

Let Jequn appear with a jackal and give service to the Unmoving Stars.

Let Satan, cursing with the serpent, make a sacrifice on the altar of the Burning Sands.

Let Corson, spawn of Charun, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, rule over all.

Let Jophiel, spawn of Kerubiel, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, sing the forbidden song.

Let Gader'el come forth with a gorgon and whose tongue is wretched in his throat, emerge from the shadows.

Let Pocong, cursing with the jackal, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, rule over all.

Let Hashmal, rejoicing with the serpent, who is a Dragon with horns, speak the dark name.

Let Mara, master of the gorgon, who is a Dragon with horns, rend the living.

Let Hantu, spawn of Ronove, who is a Dragon with horns, appear to the faithful.

Let Mebahiah, rejoicing with the dragon, give service to the Unmoving Stars.


For I invoke the name of Mammon, that malevolence may increase.

For I invoke the name of Naberus, but to quit all for the sake of the Nameless One.

For I beg for the aid of Gaki, and the flames of fire may lie blown through musical pipes.

For I call upon the spirit of Naberus, but there is nobody to kill the calf or to play the musick.

For I have the blessing of Jequn, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

For I invoke the name of Satan, which is made of dead materials.

For I call upon the spirit of Valefar, in the voice which he hath made cacophonous.

For I summon the power of Amaymon, who can change himself into ten thousand terrible forms.

For I summon the power of Arariel, that malevolence may increase.

For I call upon the spirit of Zagan, but there is nobody to kill the calf or to play the musick.

For I have the blessing of Saleos, that malevolence may increase.

For I have the blessing of Choronzon, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

For I have the blessing of Saleos, but to quit all for the sake of all that is evil.

For I invoke the name of Haniel, in the hour of my pain, but to quit all for the sake of the Dark Lands.

For I invoke the name of Alal, and the watchman smites me with his staff.

For I call upon the spirit of Mammon, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

For I have the blessing of Kokabiel, who have defiled themselves in matters inconvenient.

For I summon the power of Barachiel, in the hour of my pain, who will throw my horns in my face and reptiles make wings against me.

For I beg for the aid of Qaphsiel, which is made of dead materials.

For I beg for the aid of Lilin, because darkness prevails.

For I summon the aspect of Temeluchus, who is contaminated by curses and evil language.

For I summon the power of Ziminiar, which is a sword on my side that other weapons are but a stick or a straw.

For I summon the aspect of Forneus, for the introduction of new creatures into this island.

For I invoke the name of Haagenti, and give them the food which I cannot earn otherwise than by murder.

For I beg for the aid of Astaroth, with a zeal for the Nameless One.

For I invoke the name of Legion, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

For I summon the power of Tannin, that malevolence may increase.

For I beg for the aid of Botis, because darkness prevails.

For I summon the power of Beleth, which is a sword on my side that other weapons are but a stick or a straw.

For I call upon the spirit of Asb'el, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

For I beg for the aid of Shax, that walked upon the sea, and make him an instrument of destruction.

For I call upon the spirit of Lilim, because darkness prevails.

For I summon the power of Hantu, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

For I summon the aspect of Surgat, which is a sword on my side that other weapons are but a stick or a straw.

For I have the blessing of Remiel, in the voice which he hath made cacophonous.

For I invoke the name of Ancitif, in the hour of my pain, and give them the food which I cannot earn otherwise than by murder.

For I have the blessing of Allocer, which makes things strong and I shall be destroyed myself at the last.

For I beg for the aid of Haures, as the malice is multitudinous.

For I beg for the aid of Asb'el, whose name is GREED, but to quit all for the sake of the Boiling Lake.

For I invoke the name of Ophaniel, that walked upon the sea, but to quit all for the sake of all that is evil.

For I have the blessing of Kiraman, and give them the food which I cannot earn otherwise than by murder.

For I call upon the spirit of Alastor, that walked upon the sea, who will throw my horns in my face and reptiles make wings against me.

For I invoke the name of Oriax, neither stone nor metal but a new creature, soft to the ax, but hard to the hammer.

For I have the blessing of Boruta, but to quit all for the sake of the thousand dark creatures.

For I summon the power of Marchosias, because darkness prevails.

For I summon the power of Yeter'el, and the flames of fire may lie blown through musical pipes.

For I summon the power of Mebahiah, and give them the food which I cannot earn otherwise than by murder.

For I beg for the aid of Azi, and he hath marked me for his own.

For I have the blessing of Kabhanda, in the hour of my pain, but there is nobody to kill the calf or to play the musick.

For I call upon the spirit of Vanth, that malevolence may increase.