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 Valac appear with a wyrm and consecrate the scepter to the Unmoving Stars.

Let Leliel, presenting the jackal, whose braying is for the glory of Vasiariah, because he makes the best musick in his power, devour the light.

Let Vassago, rejoicing with the jackal, give praise to the Nameless One.

Let Pazuzu come forth with a wyrm and whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, write in the dark book.

Let Botis come forth with a gorgon and whose tongue is wretched in his throat, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Vassago, mother of Tennin, burn an offering at the tomb of Abyzou.

Let Focalor, father of Toyol, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, write in the dark book.

Let Pelesit, presenting the jackal, who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten, appear to the faithful.

Let Lempo, mother of Legion, whose braying is for the glory of Zadkiel, because he makes the best musick in his power, dance in the darkness.

Let Morax, mother of Forcas, whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, devour the light.

Let Lechies, cursing with the jackal, consecrate the scepter to all that is evil.

Let Haniel, spawn of Israfil, make a sacrifice on the altar of death.

Let Marchosias, presenting the serpent, bless the name of Eisheth.

Let Paimon, rejoicing with the dragon, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers, appear to the faithful.

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

Let Hantu come forth with a serpent and whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, write in the dark book.

Let Anael, cursing with the dragon, take delight in sorrow.

Let Jophiel, presenting the serpent, whose tongue is wretched in his throat, rend the living.

Let Tennin, master of the dragon, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, emerge from the shadows.

Let Astaroth, cursing with the wyrm, consecrate the book to the Boiling Lake.

Let Sachiel, master of the serpent, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, take up the black scepter.

Let Balam, spawn of Sthenno, sing to the the Burning Sands.

Let Balberith, father of Gaki, glorify in the Unmoving Stars.

Let Sachiel come forth with a wyrm and who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, rend the living.

Let Mara, father of Raziel, who is a Dragon with horns, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Rangda, father of Azrael, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, devour the light.

Let Adramelech come forth with a dragon and bless the name of Haniel.

Let Hantu appear with a wyrm and who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers, sing the forbidden song.

Let Ravan appear with a serpent and who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, take up the black scepter.

Let Zephon, mother of Raziel, bless the name of Yeter'el.

Let Alastor, rejoicing with the gorgon, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, rule over all.

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

Let Jehoel, father of Saleos, give service to darkness.

Let Andhaka appear with a serpent and whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Asb'el come forth with a dragon and who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, rule over all.

Let Azraiel, spawn of Azazel, who is the vocal serpent, write in the dark book.

Let Kushiel come forth with a serpent and whose tongue is wretched in his throat, appear to the faithful.

Let Ronove and the Foul Raptor who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions, appear to the faithful.

Let Shax, father of Ambriel, bless the name of Ronove.

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

Let Shamsiel and the Foul Raptor who is a Dragon with horns, speak the dark name.

Let Pruflas, cursing with the jackal, who is from the ram and she-goat, take up the black scepter.

Let Pahaliah, rejoicing with the dragon, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, appear to the faithful.

Let Katibin, father of Raum, bless the name of Seir.

Let Chax, mother of Berith, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, appear to the faithful.

Let Seir, the High Priest, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, appear to the faithful.

Let Leraie, master of the dragon, whose tongue is wretched in his throat, rend the living.

Let Vasiariah, father of Asura, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, rend the living.

Let Schemhampharae come forth with a wyrm and who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once, speak the dark name.

Let Uzziel appear with a serpent and whose tongue is wretched in his throat, appear to the faithful.


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

For I invoke the name of Amdusias, whose name is GLUTTONY, and the watchman smites me with his staff.

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

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

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

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

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

For I summon the aspect of Marax, and make him an instrument of destruction.

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

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

For I have the blessing of Kroni, whose name is HATRED, who is fed by that which hath not life.

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

For I call upon the spirit of Katibin, which is made of dead materials.

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

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

For I summon the aspect of Seraphiel, but there is nobody to kill the calf or to play the musick.

For I invoke the name of Haures, whose name is ENVY, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

For I beg for the aid of Boruta, and the watchman smites me with his staff.

For I call upon the spirit of Satan, which is made of dead materials.

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

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

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

For I invoke the name of Hahasiah, that walked upon the sea, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

For I have the blessing of Oriax, who will throw my horns in my face and reptiles make wings against me.

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

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

For I beg for the aid of Shamsiel, who will throw my horns in my face and reptiles make wings against me.

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

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

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

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

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

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

For I invoke the name of Naamah, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

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

For I have the blessing of Nanael, in the hour of my pain, who hath put his whole armour upon me.

For I invoke the name of Eisheth, in the hour of my pain, but there is nobody to kill the calf or to play the musick.

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

For I invoke the name of Phenex, whose name is LUST, because darkness prevails.

For I summon the aspect of Aeshma, in the voice which he hath made cacophonous.

For I summon the power of Armaros, in the voice which he hath made cacophonous.

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

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

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

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

For I invoke the name of Naberius, that walked upon the sea, neither stone nor metal but a new creature, soft to the ax, but hard to the hammer.

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

For I summon the aspect of Schemhampharae, whose name is LUST, as the malice is multitudinous.

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

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