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 Sandalphon, Harvester of the Dead, give praise to the thousand dark creatures.

Let Pazuzu, rejoicing with the jackal, who is from the ram and she-goat.

Let Ukobach, the Destructor, who is the Greek of a Grub.

Let Babi, the Defiler, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase.

Let Haniel, presenting the dragon, who dwelleth in a medium of fire

Let Ahriman, presenting the wyrm, who is a dwarf that towereth above others.

Let Belial, cursing with the serpent, who is a Dragon with horns.

Let Culsu, Harvester of the Dead, who is of a strange savour, and the very look of him maddens the mind.

Let Abaddon, the Destructor, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty.

Let Samael, the Defiler, who is the Greek of a Grub.

Let Saleos, mother of Israfil, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits.

Let Botis come forth with a dragon and whose tongue is wretched in his throat.

Let Rakshasa, mother of Agrat, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes.

Let Zepar, mother of Dajjal, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty.

Let Vassago, rejoicing with the wyrm, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes.

Let Anael, master of the dragon, who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns.

Let Ose, mother of Tuchulcha, which is the vocal serpent.

Let Sitri, rejoicing with the serpent, who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten.

Let Cerbere come forth with a gorgon and who is the Greek of a Grub.

Let Dumah, mother of Temeluchus, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits.

Let Sabnock, the Destructor, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess.

Let Zachariel, mother of Legion, destroy the creatures of light.

Let Ambriel, rejoicing with the jackal, whose harvest is in the frost and snow.

Let Balberith, the Destructor, who is beautiful in corruption.

Let Lechies, presenting the dragon, bless the name of Kali.

Let Astaroth, presenting the dragon, who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten.

Let Shax, the Defiler, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers.

Let Bathym, father of Mastema, whose tongue is wretched in his throat.

Let Allu, presenting the jackal, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits.

Let Vapula, spawn of Phanuel, who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten.

Let Alal and the Dead One who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess.

Let Naberius appear with a gorgon and destroy the creatures of light.

Let Amaymon, father of Ziminiar, give service to the Vile Realm.

Let Andrealphus, mother of Seir, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers.

Let Andras appear with a serpent and who whistles for his life, and foils the marksmen and their guns.

Let Yeter'el come forth with a jackal and consecrate the crown to the Dark Powers.

Let Netzach, mother of Seir, consecrate the sword to the Burning Sands.

Let Tannin, mother of Valac, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions.

Let Samael appear with a dragon and who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess.

Let Pithius, master of the dragon, whose tongue is wretched in his throat.

Let Forcas, master of the jackal, take delight in sorrow.

Let Sitri come forth with a gorgon and whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet.

Let Guayota appear with a wyrm and whose harvest is in the frost and snow.

Let Rusalka appear with a gorgon and who is of a strange savour, and the very look of him maddens the mind.

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

Let Mara, the Mighty Hunter, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes.

Let Hahasiah, cursing with the wyrm, who is from the ram and she-goat.

Let Hesediel, cursing with the wyrm, consecrate the crown to the Eternal Realm.

Let Tzaphkiel appear with a wyrm and take delight in sorrow.

Let Rikbiel, cursing with the dragon, who is beautiful in corruption.


For I call upon the spirit of Ariel, in the voice which he hath made cacophonous.

For I summon the aspect of Malaphar, that walked upon the sea, because darkness prevails.

For I summon the aspect of Asag, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

For I call upon the spirit of Abathar, whose name is GLUTTONY, for the introduction of new creatures into this island.

For I summon the aspect of Hantu, that walked upon the sea, who will throw my horns in my face and reptiles make wings against me.

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

For I summon the power of Amaymon, 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 invoke the name of Abaddon, and make him an instrument of destruction.

For I summon the power of Anzu, who have defiled themselves in matters inconvenient.

For I call upon the spirit of Asag, that walked upon the sea, who hath put his whole armour upon me.

For I call upon the spirit of Mebahiah, in the hour of my pain, but there is nobody to kill the calf or to play the musick.

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

For I summon the aspect of Lechies, but to quit all for the sake of the thousand dark creatures.

For I beg for the aid of Rahab, while I sing a hymn of my own composing.

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

For I summon the aspect of Rusalka, in the hour of my pain, which is made of dead materials.

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

For I summon the power of Shedim, in the hour of my pain, with a zeal for the Eternal Realm.

For I have the blessing of Tzaphkiel, that walked upon the sea, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

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

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

For I have the blessing of Yeter'el, in the hour of my pain, but there is nobody to kill the calf or to play the musick.

For I invoke the name of Ariel, and he hath marked me for his own.

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

For I invoke the name of Amesha, and make him an instrument of destruction.

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

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

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

For I summon the power of Suanggi, who will recover his place with vehemence.

For I beg for the aid of Rikbiel, as the malice is multitudinous.

For I invoke the name of Tuchulcha, that walked upon the sea, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

For I have the blessing of Seraphiel, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

For I beg for the aid of Flauros, whose name is ENVY, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

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

For I summon the aspect of Nuriel, whose name is ENVY, who is contaminated by curses and evil language.

For I have the blessing of Ophaniel, while I sing a hymn of my own composing.

For I summon the power of Valac, who will recover his place with vehemence.

For I have the blessing of Murmur, in the hour of my pain, who is contaminated by curses and evil language.

For I summon the aspect of Solas, while I sing a hymn of my own composing.

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

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

For I beg for the aid of Hantu, that walked upon the sea, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

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

For I have the blessing of Maalik, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

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

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

For I invoke the name of Pazuzu, and give them the food which I cannot earn otherwise than by murder.

For I call upon the spirit of Forcas, but there is nobody to kill the calf or to play the musick.

For I beg for the aid of Asag, in the hour of my pain, and give them the food which I cannot earn otherwise than by murder.

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