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 Legion come forth with a wyrm and take the scepter into the Well of Shadows.

Let Pazuzu, rejoicing with the jackal, sing to the the Vile Realm.

Let Lechies and the Dead One who is the vocal serpent, rend the living.

Let Kimaris, rejoicing with the jackal, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, write in the dark book.

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

Let Barbas, master of the gorgon, consecrate the book to the Burning Sands.

Let Anamalech, mother of Foraii, whose harvest is in the frost and snow, rule over all.

Let Raziel, father of Tzadkiel, who is the Greek of a Grub, write in the dark book.

Let Pocong, mother of Ambriel, whose harvest is in the frost and snow, speak the dark name.

Let Legion appear with a wyrm and bless the name of Satan.

Let Marchosias, master of the jackal, who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once, devour the light.

Let Mara, mother of Katibin, whose harvest is in the frost and snow, rule over all.

Let Guayota, father of Shedim, who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten, rend the living.

Let Katibin, presenting the dragon, whose tongue is wretched in his throat, wear the shadow crown.

Let Rangda and the Beast who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, rise from the depths.

Let Abezethibou, cursing with the serpent, who is a Dragon with horns, take up the black scepter.

Let Malaphar appear with a dragon and who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, appear to the faithful.

Let Cerbere come forth with a dragon and give service to darkness.

Let Eligos, presenting the dragon, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, wear the shadow crown.

Let Arariel, master of the dragon, glorify in death.

Let Ariel, father of Naberus, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, appear to the faithful.

Let Ahriman, cursing with the jackal, enact the dark ritual.

Let Sitri, master of the serpent, who is the Greek of a Grub, dance in the darkness.

Let Agares, father of Sitri, whose harvest is in the frost and snow, devour the light.

Let Hadraniel, father of Anael, make a sacrifice on the altar of the Unmoving Stars.

Let Agaliarept, rejoicing with the gorgon, who is from the ram and she-goat, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Yeter'el come forth with a wyrm and glorify in the thousand dark creatures.

Let Saleos come forth with a gorgon and who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once, appear to the faithful.

Let Abathar appear with a wyrm and give service to the Nameless One.

Let Asag come forth with a gorgon and give service to the Dark Powers.

Let Agrat, father of Eisheth, glorify in the Unmoving Stars.

Let Seir, spawn of Amdusias, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, emerge from the shadows.

Let Tzadkiel, presenting the jackal, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, dance in the darkness.

Let Pocong and the Dead One who is beautiful in corruption, appear to the faithful.

Let Kroni, rejoicing with the serpent, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers, take up the black scepter.

Let Beleth, master of the wyrm, whose braying is for the glory of Gadreel, because he makes the best musick in his power, appear to the faithful.

Let Gader'el, mother of Merihem, who is beautiful in corruption, sing the forbidden song.

Let Samael, master of the jackal, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, take up the black scepter.

Let Leliel, cursing with the dragon, whose harvest is in the frost and snow, wear the shadow crown.

Let Simiel, cursing with the jackal, who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once, appear to the faithful.

Let Andrealphus come forth with a gorgon and who is the vocal serpent, rise from the depths.

Let Barachiel, rejoicing with the wyrm, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, dance in the darkness.

Let Stolas, spawn of Maricha, whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, rise from the depths.

Let Amaymon, mother of Mastema, bless the name of Eisheth.

Let Cerbere, master of the gorgon, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, devour the light.

Let Jerahmeel, rejoicing with the serpent, whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, wear the shadow crown.

Let Zadkiel, master of the jackal, give service to suffering.

Let Solas, presenting the dragon, whose braying is for the glory of Mebahiah, because he makes the best musick in his power, dance in the darkness.

Let Oriax, presenting the wyrm, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, rule over all.

Let Sabnock appear with a gorgon and who is the Greek of a Grub, rule over all.


For I have the blessing of Marchosias, in the hour of my pain, who have defiled themselves in matters inconvenient.

For I invoke the name of Foras, in the hour of my pain, which is a sword on my side that other weapons are but a stick or a straw.

For I summon the power of Stolas, that walked upon the sea, because darkness prevails.

For I call upon the spirit of Boruta, that walked upon the sea, who is contaminated by curses and evil language.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For I summon the power of Ahriman, for the introduction of new creatures into this island.

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

For I beg for the aid of Preta, whose name is ENVY, who is fed by that which hath not life.

For I invoke the name of Chemosh, whose name is LUST, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

For I beg for the aid of Kroni, but there is nobody to kill the calf or to play the musick.

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

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

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

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

For I summon the power of Legion, neither stone nor metal but a new creature, soft to the ax, but hard to the hammer.

For I call upon the spirit of Tennin, whose name is GREED, and he hath marked me for his own.

For I summon the power of Forneus, and make him an instrument of destruction.

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

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

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

For I invoke the name of Amdusias, whose name is GLUTTONY, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

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

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

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

For I have the blessing of Andhaka, that walked upon the sea, which makes things strong and I shall be destroyed myself at the last.

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

For I summon the aspect of Valefar, that walked upon the sea, which makes things strong and I shall be destroyed myself at the last.

For I summon the aspect of Kimaris, whose name is GLUTTONY, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

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

For I summon the power of Ariel, with a zeal for the Boiling Lake.

For I beg for the aid of Zachariel, which is a sword on my side that other weapons are but a stick or a straw.

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

For I summon the aspect of Hahasiah, that walked upon the sea, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

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

For I summon the power of Legion, that walked upon the sea, neither stone nor metal but a new creature, soft to the ax, but hard to the hammer.

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

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

For I invoke the name of Corson, who will recover his place with vehemence.

For I beg for the aid of Imamiah, in the hour of my pain, who is fed by that which hath not life.

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

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

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

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

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