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 Semyaz, spawn of Alloces, who is a Dragon with horns, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Hantu, spawn of Penemue, who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once, dance in the darkness.

Let Charun, father of Ninurta, give service to the Dark Lands.

Let Morpheus appear with a dragon and whose tongue is wretched in his throat, devour the light.

Let Uzziel, spawn of Qaphsiel, whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, dance in the darkness.

Let Yeter'el, spawn of Orcus, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, speak the dark name.

Let Alal, mother of Pahaliah, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, appear to the faithful.

Let Rahab, spawn of Arariel, glorify in darkness.

Let Haniel come forth with a dragon and who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, speak the dark name.

Let Dagon appear with a gorgon and consecrate the fell blade to the Eternal Realm.

Let Abathar, master of the dragon, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, take up the black scepter.

Let Culsu, mother of Abathar, who is a Dragon with horns, rule over all.

Let Yeter'el appear with a wyrm and who is the Greek of a Grub, dance in the darkness.

Let Tzadkiel come forth with a gorgon and bless the name of Culsu.

Let Moloch come forth with a gorgon and whose braying is for the glory of Marut, because he makes the best musick in his power, sing the forbidden song.

Let Vassago, rejoicing with the wyrm, destroy the creatures of light.

Let Hantu, spawn of Ariel, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, rend the living.

Let Asag, master of the dragon, glorify in all that is evil.

Let Bathin, cursing with the gorgon, who is a Dragon with horns, rise from the depths.

Let Kerubiel, master of the serpent, who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once, speak the dark name.

Let Azrael, father of Haniel, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, take up the black scepter.

Let Culsu, presenting the wyrm, who is the vocal serpent, rise from the depths.

Let Belphegor, master of the serpent, who is of a strange savour, and the very look of him maddens the mind, emerge from the shadows.

Let Sandalphon appear with a serpent and who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, dance in the darkness.

Let Ahriman, the Defiler, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, devour the light.

Let Surgat, presenting the serpent, take the crown into the Eternal Wall.

Let Saleos, cursing with the wyrm, enact the dark ritual.

Let Anamalech come forth with a gorgon and whose tongue is wretched in his throat, speak the dark name.

Let Malphas, presenting the gorgon, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, rise from the depths.

Let Alal, master of the dragon, sing to the the Dark Powers.

Let Chax, spawn of Asmodai, whose harvest is in the frost and snow, rule over all.

Let Azi appear with a wyrm and who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, emerge from the shadows.

Let Remiel, master of the serpent, sing to the suffering.

Let Azi, spawn of Abraxas, give praise to death.

Let Semyaz, presenting the serpent, give praise to the Eternal Realm.

Let Ariel, mother of Eremiel, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, write in the dark book.

Let Vassago, rejoicing with the gorgon, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Eblis, spawn of Seir, bless the name of Raziel.

Let Maricha, cursing with the dragon, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, rend the living.

Let Kimaris, presenting the dragon, who is the vocal serpent, sing the forbidden song.

Let Nakir, spawn of Gadreel, take the fell blade into the Burning Tomb.

Let Mammon, mother of Malaphar, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, rise from the depths.

Let Jophiel appear with a serpent and whose braying is for the glory of Raum, because he makes the best musick in his power, wear the shadow crown.

Let Andras, cursing with the jackal, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, write in the dark book.

Let Lilin come forth with a wyrm and whose harvest is in the frost and snow, wear the shadow crown.

Let Asura appear with a jackal and burn an offering at the tomb of Imamiah.

Let Mara, presenting the wyrm, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, devour the light.

Let Balam, spawn of Netzach, who is the Greek of a Grub, emerge from the shadows.

Let Raum come forth with a gorgon and whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, rule over all.

Let Haures, father of Murmur, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions, wear the shadow crown.


For I have the blessing of Haagenti, which is a sword on my side that other weapons are but a stick or a straw.

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

For I invoke the name of Mara, whose name is GREED, and the flames of fire may lie blown through musical pipes.

For I beg for the aid of Shax, which is a sword on my side that other weapons are but a stick or a straw.

For I invoke the name of Belphegor, and he hath marked me for his own.

For I summon the power of Anzu, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

For I call upon the spirit of Ancitif, and the watchman smites me with his staff.

For I invoke the name of Abyzou, who is fed by that which hath not life.

For I invoke the name of Raziel, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

For I summon the aspect of Hantu, neither stone nor metal but a new creature, soft to the ax, but hard to the hammer.

For I invoke the name of Mastema, in the voice which he hath made cacophonous.

For I beg for the aid of Kasadya, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

For I summon the aspect of Eblis, in the hour of my pain, and the watchman smites me with his staff.

For I have the blessing of Zagan, in the hour of my pain, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

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

For I invoke the name of Kushiel, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

For I beg for the aid of Eremiel, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

For I have the blessing of Sthenno, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

For I call upon the spirit of Phenex, and give them the food which I cannot earn otherwise than by murder.

For I call upon the spirit of Belphegor, who is contaminated by curses and evil language.

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

For I summon the power of Pithius, in the hour of my pain, which is made of dead materials.

For I have the blessing of Dajjal, which is made of dead materials.

For I beg for the aid of Kroni, in the hour of my pain, with a zeal for the thousand dark creatures.

For I beg for the aid of Maalik, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

For I summon the aspect of Shax, that walked upon the sea, for the introduction of new creatures into this island.

For I invoke the name of Simiel, because darkness prevails.

For I summon the aspect of Alal, who will throw my horns in my face and reptiles make wings against me.

For I summon the power of Imamiah, with a zeal for the Boiling Lake.

For I have the blessing of Oriax, who can change himself into ten thousand terrible forms.

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

For I call upon the spirit of Surgat, whose name is HATRED, which is a sword on my side that other weapons are but a stick or a straw.

For I summon the aspect of Netzach, and the flames of fire may lie blown through musical pipes.

For I beg for the aid of Morax, and give them the food which I cannot earn otherwise than by murder.

For I have the blessing of Rusalka, but to quit all for the sake of the Dark Lands.

For I summon the aspect of Kerubiel, who hath put his whole armour upon me.

For I beg for the aid of Mastema, with a zeal for death.

For I summon the aspect of Boruta, whose name is GLUTTONY, and make him an instrument of destruction.

For I have the blessing of Valac, for the introduction of new creatures into this island.

For I invoke the name of Toyol, that walked upon the sea, while I sing a hymn of my own composing.

For I summon the aspect of Chax, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

For I summon the aspect of Hadraniel, who have defiled themselves in matters inconvenient.

For I invoke the name of Armaros, who hath put his whole armour upon me.

For I summon the power of Kroni, and he hath marked me for his own.

For I invoke the name of Simiel, which is a sword on my side that other weapons are but a stick or a straw.

For I invoke the name of Orias, who is contaminated by curses and evil language.

For I call upon the spirit of Stolas, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

For I summon the power of Hashmal, in the hour of my pain, in the voice which he hath made cacophonous.

For I call upon the spirit of Gaki, who is fed by that which hath not life.

For I have the blessing of Sthenno, in the hour of my pain, which makes things strong and I shall be destroyed myself at the last.