Gaudete in Tenebris


"Gaudete 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 Raum, rejoicing with the wyrm, whose tongue is wretched in his throat.

Let Hahasiah, spawn of Katibin, make a sacrifice on the altar of the Nameless One.

Let Lempo, the Destructor, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes.

Let Harut, the Destructor, give service to the Nameless One.

Let Ziminiar appear with a gorgon and who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once.

Let Azraiel, presenting the gorgon, enact the dark ritual.

Let Mara, cursing with the wyrm, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes.

Let Seraphiel, presenting the wyrm, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits.

Let Azrael, rejoicing with the gorgon, enact the dark ritual.

Let Boruta appear with a gorgon and burn an offering at the tomb of Agaliarept.

Let Sandalphon, spawn of Phenex, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions.

Let Amaymon, the Destructor, enact the dark ritual.

Let Raum, spawn of Surgat, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase.

Let Rakshasa, master of the serpent, who is a dwarf that towereth above others.

Let Gaap, mother of Dumah, who is a Dragon with horns.

Let Dumah, cursing with the gorgon, who is a dwarf that towereth above others.

Let Baphomet come forth with a dragon and who is a Dragon with horns.

Let Masih, mother of Zagan, destroy the creatures of light.

Let Phanuel, presenting the serpent, make a sacrifice on the altar of the thousand dark creatures.

Let Andrealphus, spawn of Marut, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns.

Let Forcas, cursing with the serpent, bless the name of Malaphar.

Let Ose, master of the jackal, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers.

Let Legion, Harvester of the Dead, glorify in darkness.

Let Foraii come forth with a gorgon and who preys upon the innocent to check their increase.

Let Zachariel, rejoicing with the dragon, bless the name of Suanggi.

Let Toyol, mother of Morpheus, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase.

Let Balberith, presenting the dragon, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty.

Let Ariel, spawn of Kushiel, bless the name of Balam.

Let Solas, father of Surgat, which is the vocal serpent.

Let Abraxas, father of Zagan, whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath.

Let Jequn, master of the dragon, who is a Dragon with horns.

Let Orobas, presenting the serpent, who dwelleth in a medium of fire

Let Rahab, spawn of Marut, give service to death.

Let Asura, cursing with the jackal, who dwelleth in a medium of fire

Let Uzziel, cursing with the dragon, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward.

Let Orias, father of Gaap, consecrate the fell blade to the thousand dark creatures.

Let Semyaz, father of Hashmal, whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath.

Let Rangda appear with a jackal and whose braying is for the glory of Naberus, because he makes the best musick in his power.

Let Raziel, cursing with the serpent, take the book into the Desolate Temple.

Let Kerubiel, presenting the gorgon, who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once.

Let Anael, master of the gorgon, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess.

Let Abathar, father of Ariel, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty.

Let Phenex appear with a wyrm and whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath.

Let Raziel come forth with a serpent and sing to the the Eternal Realm.

Let Merihem, spawn of Naberus, who is beautiful in corruption.

Let Dagon come forth with a gorgon and who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty.

Let Abaddon, master of the wyrm, make a sacrifice on the altar of the Nameless One.

Let Sandalphon, master of the wyrm, who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten.

Let Alastor, master of the gorgon, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty.

Let Preta, cursing with the wyrm, glorify in the Nameless One.


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

For I have the blessing of Gaki, but there is nobody to kill the calf or to play the musick.

For I call upon the spirit of Suanggi, but to quit all for the sake of the Nameless One.

For I invoke the name of Preta, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

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

For I have the blessing of Tennin, but there is nobody to kill the calf or to play the musick.

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

For I beg for the aid of Corson, with a zeal for the Boiling Lake.

For I call upon the spirit of Muzania, that walked upon the sea, for the introduction of new creatures into this island.

For I invoke the name of Semyaz, that malevolence may increase.

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

For I call upon the spirit of Haures, that walked upon the sea, while I sing a hymn of my own composing.

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

For I summon the aspect of Hadraniel, because darkness prevails.

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

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

For I beg for the aid of Morpheus, which is made of dead materials.

For I beg for the aid of Haniel, in the hour of my pain, for the introduction of new creatures into this island.

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

For I summon the power of Paimon, whose name is LUST, with a zeal for suffering.

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

For I invoke the name of Orobas, in the rising darkness they are on my side.

For I beg for the aid of Culsu, with a zeal for suffering.

For I invoke the name of Andromalius, neither stone nor metal but a new creature, soft to the ax, but hard to the hammer.

For I summon the aspect of Maalik, because darkness prevails.

For I have the blessing of Samael, who have defiled themselves in matters inconvenient.

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

For I invoke the name of Barong, whose name is WRATH, that malevolence may increase.

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

For I invoke the name of Pocong, who can change himself into ten thousand terrible forms.

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

For I beg for the aid of Nakir, in the rising darkness they are on my side.

For I beg for the aid of Kerubiel, who will recover his place with vehemence.

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

For I have the blessing of Zachariel, whose name is HATRED, and make him an instrument of destruction.

For I call upon the spirit of Agiel, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

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

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

For I call upon the spirit of Moloch, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

For I summon the aspect of Asb'el, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

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

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

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

For I beg for the aid of Gader'el, whose name is HATRED, that malevolence may increase.

For I summon the power of Katibin, who is fed by that which hath not life.

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

For I summon the power of Gader'el, which makes things strong and I shall be destroyed myself at the last.

For I call upon the spirit of Legion, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

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

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