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 Charun come forth with a gorgon and who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten, sing the forbidden song.

Let Phanuel, cursing with the wyrm, who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten, speak the dark name.

Let Guayota and the Dead One take delight in sorrow.

Let Naamah, mother of Foras, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers, rule over all.

Let Naamah, father of Chemosh, consecrate the scepter to the Dark Powers.

Let Rikbiel, spawn of Flauros, whose harvest is in the frost and snow, dance in the darkness.

Let Seraphiel, rejoicing with the gorgon, sing to the suffering.

Let Babi, cursing with the gorgon, make a sacrifice on the altar of the Nameless One.

Let Lempo, cursing with the gorgon, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, take up the black scepter.

Let Rangda, presenting the jackal, who is beautiful in corruption, rend the living.

Let Eremiel, mother of Guayota, sing to the the Boiling Lake.

Let Hantu, father of Marax, glorify in darkness.

Let Kasadya, presenting the serpent, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, rise from the depths.

Let Tzaphqiel, the High Priest, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, appear to the faithful.

Let Andromalius, mother of Rangda, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, speak the dark name.

Let Halphas, father of Simiel, destroy the creatures of light.

Let Katibin, the Mighty Hunter, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, dance in the darkness.

Let Eblis, spawn of Abaddon, who is the Greek of a Grub, rend the living.

Let Ziminiar, presenting the wyrm, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Armaros, master of the wyrm, who is beautiful in corruption, appear to the faithful.

Let Jehoel come forth with a serpent and whose harvest is in the frost and snow, take up the black scepter.

Let Chemosh, cursing with the jackal, consecrate the scepter to the Burning Sands.

Let Dagon appear with a jackal and sing to the all that is evil.

Let Dagon, master of the gorgon, who is beautiful in corruption, wear the shadow crown.

Let Rikbiel, mother of Ziminiar, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, write in the dark book.

Let Amesha, master of the dragon, whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, rend the living.

Let Jehoel come forth with a wyrm and consecrate the crown to the Boiling Lake.

Let Orias, presenting the gorgon, sing to the all that is evil.

Let Pelesit, presenting the dragon, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions, speak the dark name.

Let Agares and the Beast who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns, emerge from the shadows.

Let Merihem, rejoicing with the dragon, who is from the ram and she-goat, rule over all.

Let Yeqon, spawn of Forneus, who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Ziminiar appear with a dragon and enact the dark ritual.

Let Cerbere, father of Balam, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, wear the shadow crown.

Let Ziminiar, master of the dragon, whose braying is for the glory of Morax, because he makes the best musick in his power, rise from the depths.

Let Mebahiah, presenting the serpent, whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, take up the black scepter.

Let Toyol, rejoicing with the wyrm, whose harvest is in the frost and snow, dance in the darkness.

Let Zachariel, cursing with the jackal, who is from the ram and she-goat, emerge from the shadows.

Let Barong, master of the dragon, destroy the creatures of light.

Let Malphas, the Mighty Hunter, whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, rule over all.

Let Lempo, mother of Foras, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, emerge from the shadows.

Let Babi, spawn of Yeqon, sing to the the Burning Sands.

Let Forcas, mother of Kroni, who is the Greek of a Grub, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Marchosias, cursing with the wyrm, take delight in sorrow.

Let Lechies, master of the serpent, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, write in the dark book.

Let Zaphkiel, rejoicing with the jackal, who is the vocal serpent, appear to the faithful.

Let Leraie, presenting the gorgon, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, sing the forbidden song.

Let Israfil appear with a jackal and consecrate the book to darkness.

Let Haniel, rejoicing with the dragon, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, take up the black scepter.

Let Kokabiel, spawn of Temeluchus, bless the name of Zachariel.


For I summon the power of Jehoel, that walked upon the sea, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

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

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

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

For I summon the aspect of Haures, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

For I beg for the aid of Sandalphon, that walked upon the sea, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

For I invoke the name of Surgat, with a zeal for darkness.

For I have the blessing of Kokabiel, who is contaminated by curses and evil language.

For I invoke the name of Phenex, who will throw my horns in my face and reptiles make wings against me.

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

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

For I beg for the aid of Semyaz, but to quit all for the sake of death.

For I call upon the spirit of Suanggi, in the hour of my pain, for the introduction of new creatures into this island.

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

For I summon the power of Legion, whose name is LUST, that malevolence may increase.

For I summon the power of Malaphar, whose name is GLUTTONY, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For I have the blessing of Dajjal, that malevolence may increase.

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

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

For I beg for the aid of Astaroth, whose name is ENVY, in the voice which he hath made cacophonous.

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

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

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

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

For I invoke the name of Seir, with a zeal for shadow.

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

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

For I beg for the aid of Pazuzu, who can change himself into ten thousand terrible forms.

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

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

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

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

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

For I summon the power of Zaphkiel, while I sing a hymn of my own composing.

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

For I invoke the name of Pazuzu, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

For I summon the aspect of Adramelech, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

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

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