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 Hesediel come forth with a jackal and take the crown into the Great Abyss.

Let Phanuel, spawn of Allu, who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten, devour the light.

Let Solas appear with a serpent and who dwelleth in a medium of fire, dance in the darkness.

Let Jegudiel and the Beast enact the dark ritual.

Let Valefar appear with a gorgon and who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, emerge from the shadows.

Let Agares, master of the dragon, whose braying is for the glory of Allu, because he makes the best musick in his power, speak the dark name.

Let Nuriel appear with a wyrm and who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Nanael come forth with a jackal and who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, emerge from the shadows.

Let Armaros, rejoicing with the gorgon, whose tongue is wretched in his throat, devour the light.

Let Crocell, master of the dragon, whose braying is for the glory of Oriax, because he makes the best musick in his power, appear to the faithful.

Let Aeshma, cursing with the serpent, who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once, sing the forbidden song.

Let Anael come forth with a dragon and sing to the the Unmoving Stars.

Let Mebahiah, cursing with the serpent, give praise to the Boiling Lake.

Let Phenex come forth with a jackal and whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, rise from the depths.

Let Dajjal, spawn of Choronzon, enact the dark ritual.

Let Baphomet, rejoicing with the dragon, who is beautiful in corruption, speak the dark name.

Let Berith come forth with a dragon and who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers, speak the dark name.

Let Andromalius, mother of Ninurta, who is of a strange savour, and the very look of him maddens the mind, wear the shadow crown.

Let Cerbere come forth with a dragon and whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, sing the forbidden song.

Let Forneus, cursing with the serpent, who is beautiful in corruption, write in the dark book.

Let Naberus come forth with a gorgon and give service to the Unmoving Stars.

Let Moloch, presenting the wyrm, who is from the ram and she-goat, rend the living.

Let Phanuel, cursing with the jackal, give praise to death.

Let Vehuel, presenting the gorgon, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, devour the light.

Let Imamiah, rejoicing with the wyrm, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Darda'il appear with a serpent and make a sacrifice on the altar of suffering.

Let Jegudiel, mother of Gamigin, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, rule over all.

Let Halphas, cursing with the gorgon, who is the Greek of a Grub, rule over all.

Let Culsu, presenting the jackal, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, rise from the depths.

Let Semyaz, rejoicing with the jackal, who is of a strange savour, and the very look of him maddens the mind, take up the black scepter.

Let Rangda appear with a dragon and give praise to the Dark Powers.

Let Mebahiah, rejoicing with the dragon, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, speak the dark name.

Let Anzu, presenting the dragon, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers, sing the forbidden song.

Let Boruta, the Defiler, whose tongue is wretched in his throat, wear the shadow crown.

Let Temeluchus, father of Zepar, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers, take up the black scepter.

Let Solas, mother of Haniel, burn an offering at the tomb of Naberus.

Let Vehuel, cursing with the gorgon, destroy the creatures of light.

Let Anamalech, spawn of Lempo, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, wear the shadow crown.

Let Nuriel, the Mighty Hunter, who is beautiful in corruption, devour the light.

Let Ravan appear with a serpent and burn an offering at the tomb of Asmodai.

Let Bathin, mother of Cassiel, enact the dark ritual.

Let Jehoel appear with a gorgon and who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, take up the black scepter.

Let Pocong, the High Priest, give service to the Dark Powers.

Let Semyaz, cursing with the serpent, give praise to shadow.

Let Toyol, rejoicing with the serpent, who dwelleth in a medium of fire, rule over all.

Let Lechies, master of the wyrm, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Boruta, rejoicing with the jackal, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, dance in the darkness.

Let Boruta, mother of Tennin, who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once, wear the shadow crown.

Let Corson, cursing with the jackal, whose braying is for the glory of Naberius, because he makes the best musick in his power, wear the shadow crown.

Let Tuchulcha, rejoicing with the wyrm, who terrifies the meek, as trumpet and alarm the coward, weild the forbidden sword.


For I summon the power of Shamsiel, who is contaminated by curses and evil language.

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

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

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

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

For I beg for the aid of Pazuzu, whose name is LUST, but to quit all for the sake of the Unmoving Stars.

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

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

For I summon the aspect of Abezethibou, in the hour of my pain, that malevolence may increase.

For I have the blessing of Kimaris, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

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

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

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

For I have the blessing of Haniel, neither stone nor metal but a new creature, soft to the ax, but hard to the hammer.

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

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

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

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

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

For I have the blessing of Asura, in the rising darkness they are on my side.

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

For I invoke the name of Pocong, which is made of dead materials.

For I have the blessing of Gader'el, whose name is WRATH, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

For I summon the aspect of Saleos, in the hour of my pain, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

For I summon the power of Haagenti, whose name is HATRED, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

For I summon the aspect of Anamalech, but to quit all for the sake of the Boiling Lake.

For I have the blessing of Jehoel, that walked upon the sea, who hath put his whole armour upon me.

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

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

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

For I invoke the name of Pelesit, who have defiled themselves in matters inconvenient.

For I invoke the name of Vanth, that walked upon the sea, and make him an instrument of destruction.

For I invoke the name of Paimon, in the hour of my pain, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

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

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

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

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

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

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

For I have the blessing of Nanael, which is a sword on my side that other weapons are but a stick or a straw.

For I beg for the aid of Focalor, with a zeal for all that is evil.

For I invoke the name of Maricha, whose name is GLUTTONY, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

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

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

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

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

For I have the blessing of Satan, but to quit all for the sake of the thousand dark creatures.

For I summon the aspect of Yeter'el, in the hour of my pain, and the flames of fire may lie blown through musical pipes.

For I call upon the spirit of Surgat, whose name is GREED, in the rising darkness they are on my side.