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 Naberus, spawn of Jehoel, who is from the ram and she-goat, dance in the darkness.

Let Agiel, the Mighty Hunter, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, take up the black scepter.

Let Balberith appear with a gorgon and who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, rise from the depths.

Let Pontianak, spawn of Abathar, enact the dark ritual.

Let Balberith, presenting the gorgon, give service to the Burning Sands.

Let Darda'il, father of Israfil, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, take up the black scepter.

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

Let Alal, rejoicing with the dragon, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, speak the dark name.

Let Eremiel, father of Gader'el, who is beautiful in corruption, dance in the darkness.

Let Abezethibou, father of Paimon, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, rend the living.

Let Berith, presenting the serpent, take the book into the Desolate Temple.

Let Pontianak, spawn of Kali, take the fell blade into the Desolate Temple.

Let Mammon, father of Maricha, destroy the creatures of light.

Let Abyzou, presenting the dragon, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, write in the dark book.

Let Sabnock appear with a serpent and whose tongue is wretched in his throat, take up the black scepter.

Let Mammon, cursing with the jackal, sing to the the Boiling Lake.

Let Semyaz, father of Asura, glorify in the Unmoving Stars.

Let Satan, the Defiler, bless the name of Bathin.

Let Cerbere, cursing with the dragon, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, take up the black scepter.

Let Boruta, Harvester of the Dead, who is beautiful in corruption, write in the dark book.

Let Leraie, mother of Tzadkiel, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, emerge from the shadows.

Let Belphegor, master of the wyrm, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, write in the dark book.

Let Mebahiah, father of Zophiel, make a sacrifice on the altar of the Vile Realm.

Let Tuchulcha come forth with a dragon and who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, write in the dark book.

Let Morax, Harvester of the Dead, sing to the the Dark Powers.

Let Harut come forth with a serpent and take the scepter into the Desolate Temple.

Let Zagan, rejoicing with the jackal, who is the vocal serpent, write in the dark book.

Let Pruflas come forth with a gorgon and glorify in all that is evil.

Let Adriel, spawn of Shax, give service to the Dark Lands.

Let Uriel, rejoicing with the jackal, burn an offering at the tomb of Stolas.

Let Adramelech, mother of Andromalius, who is a Dragon with horns, dance in the darkness.

Let Alloces appear with a serpent and who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, wear the shadow crown.

Let Uzziel appear with a serpent and who is a Dragon with horns, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Rangda, cursing with the dragon, bless the name of Mara.

Let Semyaz, rejoicing with the serpent, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, devour the light.

Let Amaymon appear with a wyrm and enact the dark ritual.

Let Eremiel come forth with a serpent and who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, rend the living.

Let Crocell, cursing with the serpent, whose tongue is wretched in his throat, emerge from the shadows.

Let Jehoel, presenting the gorgon, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, wear the shadow crown.

Let Nanael, presenting the dragon, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, appear to the faithful.

Let Belial, master of the serpent, make a sacrifice on the altar of darkness.

Let Muzania, mother of Ziminiar, whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, speak the dark name.

Let Preta, rejoicing with the dragon, whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, take up the black scepter.

Let Ophaniel, rejoicing with the wyrm, whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, take up the black scepter.

Let Seraphiel, the Defiler, whose tongue is wretched in his throat, appear to the faithful.

Let Agaliarept, master of the wyrm, who is the Greek of a Grub, sing the forbidden song.

Let Tzaphqiel come forth with a jackal and glorify in darkness.

Let Rusalka, Harvester of the Dead, give praise to death.

Let Zepar, master of the serpent, make a sacrifice on the altar of the Unmoving Stars.

Let Sitri, rejoicing with the serpent, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, speak the dark name.


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

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

For I beg for the aid of Orcus, who can change himself into ten thousand terrible forms.

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

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

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

For I summon the power of Samael, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

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

For I summon the aspect of Sariel, in the rising darkness they are on my side.

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

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

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

For I call upon the spirit of Guayota, whose name is GREED, in the rising darkness they are on my side.

For I beg for the aid of Kali, whose name is ENVY, because darkness prevails.

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

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

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

For I invoke the name of Gaap, in the hour of my pain, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

For I summon the power of Barachiel, as the malice is multitudinous.

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

For I invoke the name of Pithius, that walked upon the sea, who will throw my horns in my face and reptiles make wings against me.

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

For I invoke the name of Gualichu, in the hour of my pain, with a zeal for all that is evil.

For I summon the aspect of Azrael, whose name is GREED, in the rising darkness they are on my side.

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

For I have the blessing of Barong, who is contaminated by curses and evil language.

For I have the blessing of Babi, and he hath marked me for his own.

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

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

For I have the blessing of Semyaz, that walked upon the sea, because darkness prevails.

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

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

For I summon the aspect of Eblis, while I sing a hymn of my own composing.

For I invoke the name of Surgat, but to quit all for the sake of darkness.

For I have the blessing of Kiraman, neither stone nor metal but a new creature, soft to the ax, but hard to the hammer.

For I summon the power of Naamah, but to quit all for the sake of the Vile Realm.

For I call upon the spirit of Masih, who will recover his place with vehemence.

For I have the blessing of Raziel, but to quit all for the sake of the Unmoving Stars.

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

For I summon the aspect of Tuchulcha, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

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

For I summon the power of Seir, who hath put his whole armour upon me.

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

For I summon the power of Ronove, that walked upon the sea, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

For I summon the aspect of Merihem, whose name is HATRED, and the watchman smites me with his staff.

For I have the blessing of Amdusias, who is fed by that which hath not life.

For I summon the aspect of Rakshasa, as the malice is multitudinous.

For I beg for the aid of Marut, who hath put his whole armour upon me.

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

For I summon the power of Lilim, which is made of dead materials.