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 Vanth, master of the jackal, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits.

Let Semyaz, the Destructor, who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once.

Let Azi, spawn of Gaap, give service to shadow.

Let Preta, mother of Preta, who is the Greek of a Grub.

Let Foras, spawn of Amesha, take the book into the Eternal Wall.

Let Tzaphkiel, master of the dragon, take delight in sorrow.

Let Marchosias, cursing with the gorgon, whose braying is for the glory of Pazuzu, because he makes the best musick in his power.

Let Hesediel and the Dead One who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns.

Let Beleth, father of Raum, which is the vocal serpent.

Let Balberith, spawn of Nanael, give service to shadow.

Let Asag appear with a serpent and enact the dark ritual.

Let Belial, mother of Zachariel, give praise to the Dark Powers.

Let Vasiariah, presenting the wyrm, whose harvest is in the frost and snow.

Let Selaphiel, cursing with the gorgon, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes.

Let Darda'il, cursing with the wyrm, take the sword into the Burning Tomb.

Let Leraie come forth with a jackal and take delight in sorrow.

Let Satan, mother of Qaphsiel, take the crown into the Burning Tomb.

Let Pocong, master of the serpent, whose braying is for the glory of Choronzon, because he makes the best musick in his power.

Let Alloces appear with a serpent and consecrate the crown to darkness.

Let Agrat, spawn of Asb'el, who is a Dragon with horns.

Let Valefar come forth with a dragon and make a sacrifice on the altar of the Dark Powers.

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

Let Andromalius and the Foul Raptor which is the vocal serpent.

Let Pahaliah, cursing with the gorgon, who is the Greek of a Grub.

Let Sachiel, mother of Abathar, who is a dwarf that towereth above others.

Let Pontianak, spawn of Amaymon, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers.

Let Seir, rejoicing with the gorgon, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions.

Let Azrael come forth with a jackal and take delight in sorrow.

Let Onoskelis appear with a wyrm and who is the Greek of a Grub.

Let Darda'il, spawn of Shax, whose harvest is in the frost and snow.

Let Ziminiar, cursing with the serpent, burn an offering at the tomb of Abathar.

Let Sandalphon come forth with a jackal and whose harvest is in the frost and snow.

Let Yeter'el, mother of Kali, enact the dark ritual.

Let Agrat, father of Naberus, destroy the creatures of light.

Let Pruflas, presenting the dragon, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits.

Let Cassiel, master of the gorgon, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase.

Let Hesediel, spawn of Haures, whose tongue is wretched in his throat.

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

Let Chemosh, presenting the wyrm, whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet.

Let Tzaphqiel, spawn of Agiel, make a sacrifice on the altar of suffering.

Let Simiel, presenting the wyrm, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward.

Let Bathym come forth with a gorgon and who is from the ram and she-goat.

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

Let Zephon come forth with a dragon and enact the dark ritual.

Let Pazuzu, spawn of Ukobach, take the crown into the Desolate Temple.

Let Forneus, mother of Abezethibou, destroy the creatures of light.

Let Kali, father of Armaros, whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet.

Let Orcus, the Defiler, whose braying is for the glory of Malphas, because he makes the best musick in his power.

Let Alastor, rejoicing with the dragon, enact the dark ritual.

Let Naberius come forth with a wyrm and who is a dwarf that towereth above others.


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

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

For I call upon the spirit of Aeshma, whose name is ENVY, who hath put his whole armour upon me.

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

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

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

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

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

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

For I beg for the aid of Anzu, because darkness prevails.

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

For I beg for the aid of Foraii, that walked upon the sea, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

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

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

For I invoke the name of Simiel, in the hour of my pain, neither stone nor metal but a new creature, soft to the ax, but hard to the hammer.

For I beg for the aid of Zadkiel, who is contaminated by curses and evil language.

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

For I have the blessing of Haniel, that walked upon the sea, that malevolence may increase.

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

For I call upon the spirit of Agaliarept, who have defiled themselves in matters inconvenient.

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

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

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

For I invoke the name of Selaphiel, but to quit all for the sake of all that is evil.

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

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

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

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

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

For I have the blessing of Morpheus, and make him an instrument of destruction.

For I have the blessing of Maalik, because darkness prevails.

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

For I summon the aspect of Hamalat, that malevolence may increase.

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

For I have the blessing of Sariel, that walked upon the sea, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

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

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

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

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

For I beg for the aid of Rakshasa, that walked upon the sea, who is contaminated by curses and evil language.

For I summon the aspect of Beleth, whose name is HATRED, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

For I beg for the aid of Azraiel, for the introduction of new creatures into this island.

For I have the blessing of Aeshma, with a zeal for shadow.

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

For I call upon the spirit of Kroni, while I sing a hymn of my own composing.

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

For I summon the aspect of Uzziel, whose name is ENVY, neither stone nor metal but a new creature, soft to the ax, but hard to the hammer.

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

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

For I beg for the aid of Zachariel, but to quit all for the sake of the thousand dark creatures.