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 Harut and the Foul Raptor who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, devour the light.

Let Pazuzu, father of Forcas, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, rule over all.

Let Mastema, master of the serpent, who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten, wear the shadow crown.

Let Cassiel, the Destructor, who is a Dragon with horns, wear the shadow crown.

Let Darda'il appear with a wyrm and burn an offering at the tomb of Barachiel.

Let Pithius, mother of Samael, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions, emerge from the shadows.

Let Katibin appear with a dragon and whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, rule over all.

Let Vassago come forth with a serpent and who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, wear the shadow crown.

Let Surgat, master of the serpent, who is beautiful in corruption, dance in the darkness.

Let Solas, father of Darda'il, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, wear the shadow crown.

Let Nithael, cursing with the serpent, make a sacrifice on the altar of the Vile Realm.

Let Sabnock, the Defiler, glorify in the Vile Realm.

Let Beleth, spawn of Hahasiah, enact the dark ritual.

Let Zachariel, mother of Ariel, who is beautiful in corruption, devour the light.

Let Armaros, rejoicing with the gorgon, whose braying is for the glory of Eblis, because he makes the best musick in his power, write in the dark book.

Let Zagan, mother of Shamsiel, who is of a strange savour, and the very look of him maddens the mind, rend the living.

Let Sitri, spawn of Raziel, who is the vocal serpent, appear to the faithful.

Let Simiel, mother of Netzach, who is beautiful in corruption, devour the light.

Let Orias, cursing with the wyrm, destroy the creatures of light.

Let Azi, presenting the jackal, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, take up the black scepter.

Let Abathar come forth with a dragon and who is of a strange savour, and the very look of him maddens the mind, speak the dark name.

Let Kokabiel, spawn of Babi, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, rule over all.

Let Adriel, father of Nanael, take the sword into the Hall of the Damned.

Let Ahriman, Harvester of the Dead, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions, dance in the darkness.

Let Haagenti, cursing with the serpent, consecrate the scepter to suffering.

Let Bathym come forth with a serpent and whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, dance in the darkness.

Let Jegudiel, Harvester of the Dead, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, rule over all.

Let Israfil, presenting the wyrm, take the scepter into the Poisoned Lands.

Let Hashmal, spawn of Solas, take the fell blade into the Poisoned Lands.

Let Dagon, presenting the gorgon, glorify in all that is evil.

Let Vanth come forth with a serpent and give praise to the Burning Sands.

Let Botis, rejoicing with the wyrm, who is a Dragon with horns, rule over all.

Let Lempo, Harvester of the Dead, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Culsu, rejoicing with the jackal, whose tongue is wretched in his throat, devour the light.

Let Pazuzu, mother of Malaphar, give praise to the Unmoving Stars.

Let Ose and the Foul Raptor glorify in shadow.

Let Agares, presenting the jackal, enact the dark ritual.

Let Andras come forth with a gorgon and sing to the the Unmoving Stars.

Let Remiel come forth with a jackal and who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers, devour the light.

Let Ronove, cursing with the serpent, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, take up the black scepter.

Let Pontianak, rejoicing with the serpent, glorify in all that is evil.

Let Azraiel come forth with a serpent and whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, rise from the depths.

Let Merihem come forth with a dragon and glorify in the Unmoving Stars.

Let Azraiel, the High Priest, who is beautiful in corruption, rise from the depths.

Let Guayota appear with a jackal and who is from the ram and she-goat, rule over all.

Let Azraiel, rejoicing with the jackal, glorify in the Eternal Realm.

Let Pruflas, cursing with the serpent, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, appear to the faithful.

Let Halphas, cursing with the dragon, whose tongue is wretched in his throat, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Sariel, cursing with the gorgon, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Masih come forth with a dragon and who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, speak the dark name.


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

For I invoke the name of Marax, which makes things strong and I shall be destroyed myself at the last.

For I summon the aspect of Nithael, that malevolence may increase.

For I call upon the spirit of Ravan, but to quit all for the sake of all that is evil.

For I summon the power of Lechies, in the rising darkness they are on my side.

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

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

For I call upon the spirit of Foras, who hath put his whole armour upon me.

For I summon the aspect of Andras, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

For I beg for the aid of Eisheth, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

For I summon the aspect of Chax, and he hath marked me for his own.

For I summon the power of Ambriel, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

For I summon the power of Mebahiah, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

For I call upon the spirit of Amaymon, which makes things strong and I shall be destroyed myself at the last.

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

For I summon the aspect of Tzadkiel, whose name is HATRED, while I sing a hymn of my own composing.

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

For I have the blessing of Sabnock, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

For I beg for the aid of Harut, that malevolence may increase.

For I call upon the spirit of Eremiel, and the flames of fire may lie blown through musical pipes.

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

For I call upon the spirit of Leraie, in the hour of my pain, and he hath marked me for his own.

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

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

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

For I invoke the name of Gader'el, who have defiled themselves in matters inconvenient.

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

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

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

For I have the blessing of Seraphiel, in the hour of my pain, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

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

For I call upon the spirit of Moloch, and he hath marked me for his own.

For I call upon the spirit of Azraiel, as the malice is multitudinous.

For I call upon the spirit of Pazuzu, neither stone nor metal but a new creature, soft to the ax, but hard to the hammer.

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

For I have the blessing of Sandalphon, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

For I beg for the aid of Jehoel, neither stone nor metal but a new creature, soft to the ax, but hard to the hammer.

For I summon the power of Murmur, who is contaminated by curses and evil language.

For I call upon the spirit of Abathar, while I sing a hymn of my own composing.

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

For I summon the power of Dagon, who have defiled themselves in matters inconvenient.

For I summon the power of Nuriel, who will recover his place with vehemence.

For I beg for the aid of Ophaniel, which makes things strong and I shall be destroyed myself at the last.

For I summon the aspect of Rahab, who will recover his place with vehemence.

For I call upon the spirit of Tannin, who hath put his whole armour upon me.

For I call upon the spirit of Moloch, whose name is GLUTTONY, and make him an instrument of destruction.

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

For I invoke the name of Flauros, who have defiled themselves in matters inconvenient.

For I invoke the name of Marax, and the flames of fire may lie blown through musical pipes.

For I summon the aspect of Balberith, but to quit all for the sake of the Vile Realm.