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 Leyak appear with a gorgon and who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Gadreel, spawn of Ose, bless the name of Puloman.

Let Abaddon, spawn of Orcus, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers, appear to the faithful.

Let Amesha, presenting the dragon, sing to the the Dark Lands.

Let Boruta appear with a jackal and who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, take up the black scepter.

Let Hashmal come forth with a jackal and whose harvest is in the frost and snow, speak the dark name.

Let Leraie, rejoicing with the dragon, consecrate the book to all that is evil.

Let Raum come forth with a serpent and who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, wear the shadow crown.

Let Mammon and the Beast who is a Dragon with horns, wear the shadow crown.

Let Suanggi, spawn of Abraxas, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, sing the forbidden song.

Let Maalik, master of the wyrm, who is the vocal serpent, sing the forbidden song.

Let Uzziel, master of the jackal, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, appear to the faithful.

Let Culsu, mother of Astaroth, whose harvest is in the frost and snow, wear the shadow crown.

Let Alastor, mother of Shax, whose tongue is wretched in his throat, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Lilim, rejoicing with the wyrm, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, emerge from the shadows.

Let Babi, rejoicing with the jackal, who is of a strange savour, and the very look of him maddens the mind, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Tuchulcha, spawn of Kokabiel, who is of a strange savour, and the very look of him maddens the mind, sing the forbidden song.

Let Paimon, rejoicing with the gorgon, take delight in sorrow.

Let Barachiel and the Foul Raptor who dwelleth in a medium of fire, rise from the depths.

Let Solas, rejoicing with the wyrm, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, rule over all.

Let Raum, presenting the jackal, bless the name of Balam.

Let Adriel come forth with a gorgon and whose braying is for the glory of Crocell, because he makes the best musick in his power, emerge from the shadows.

Let Jequn, rejoicing with the jackal, give service to the Burning Sands.

Let Belial, rejoicing with the serpent, who is beautiful in corruption, rend the living.

Let Naberus, master of the gorgon, whose harvest is in the frost and snow, dance in the darkness.

Let Zadkiel come forth with a wyrm and who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, rend the living.

Let Foras come forth with a wyrm and who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers, emerge from the shadows.

Let Zophiel, presenting the wyrm, whose tongue is wretched in his throat, appear to the faithful.

Let Sandalphon, presenting the jackal, whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, devour the light.

Let Naberius, spawn of Allu, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, take up the black scepter.

Let Anamalech, father of Hantu, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, emerge from the shadows.

Let Pontianak, cursing with the gorgon, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, dance in the darkness.

Let Ancitif, the Destructor, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, rend the living.

Let Armaros, the Destructor, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, write in the dark book.

Let Rahab, Harvester of the Dead, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers, wear the shadow crown.

Let Focalor, mother of Balam, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, devour the light.

Let Azrael, mother of Andromalius, whose harvest is in the frost and snow, devour the light.

Let Gadreel, cursing with the jackal, who is beautiful in corruption, rise from the depths.

Let Nuriel, mother of Maalik, whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, dance in the darkness.

Let Dagon, rejoicing with the gorgon, who is the vocal serpent, sing the forbidden song.

Let Marax, rejoicing with the wyrm, take delight in sorrow.

Let Agiel, presenting the wyrm, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, write in the dark book.

Let Pontianak appear with a dragon and who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, wear the shadow crown.

Let Agaliarept, spawn of Dagon, who is a Dragon with horns, dance in the darkness.

Let Kabhanda, mother of Seraphiel, consecrate the sword to the Vile Realm.

Let Sandalphon, presenting the wyrm, whose braying is for the glory of Culsu, because he makes the best musick in his power, dance in the darkness.

Let Orobas, spawn of Seraphiel, who is beautiful in corruption, write in the dark book.

Let Agaliarept, master of the gorgon, who is the vocal serpent, rule over all.

Let Mastema come forth with a dragon and who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, write in the dark book.

Let Kokabiel, the Destructor, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, emerge from the shadows.


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 Kroni, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

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

For I have the blessing of Tannin, who hath put his whole armour upon me.

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

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

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

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

For I summon the aspect of Ancitif, which is made of dead materials.

For I summon the aspect of Kasadya, which makes things strong and I shall be destroyed myself at the last.

For I beg for the aid of Kabhanda, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

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

For I have the blessing of Asura, in the hour of my pain, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

For I summon the aspect of Gadreel, that walked upon the sea, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For I have the blessing of Ukobach, and the flames of fire may lie blown through musical pipes.

For I invoke the name of Rangda, whose name is WRATH, and he hath marked me for his own.

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

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

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

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

For I invoke the name of Rikbiel, whose name is GLUTTONY, while I sing a hymn of my own composing.

For I beg for the aid of Samael, but to quit all for the sake of darkness.

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

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

For I have the blessing of Ophaniel, that walked upon the sea, and he hath marked me for his own.

For I invoke the name of Semyaz, whose name is GLUTTONY, which is made of dead materials.

For I summon the power of Raziel, and the watchman smites me with his staff.

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

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

For I have the blessing of Hadraniel, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

For I summon the aspect of Orias, in the hour of my pain, that malevolence may increase.

For I have the blessing of Tzaphkiel, who will recover his place with vehemence.

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

For I beg for the aid of Eligos, but to quit all for the sake of the Boiling Lake.

For I summon the aspect of Marchosias, that walked upon the sea, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

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

For I beg for the aid of Gader'el, because darkness prevails.

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

For I beg for the aid of Saleos, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

For I invoke the name of Adramelech, but there is nobody to kill the calf or to play the musick.

For I invoke the name of Schemhampharae, as the malice is multitudinous.