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 Kiraman, spawn of Surgat, whose weapons are the ornaments of his wrath, speak the dark name.

Let Agaliarept, spawn of Belphegor, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Kokabiel appear with a gorgon and whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, sing the forbidden song.

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

Let Preta, mother of Kerubiel, who is a Dragon with horns, rise from the depths.

Let Hamalat come forth with a dragon and make a sacrifice on the altar of the Vile Realm.

Let Toyol, mother of Yeter'el, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, appear to the faithful.

Let Cerbere, rejoicing with the serpent, whose harvest is in the frost and snow, wear the shadow crown.

Let Tzaphqiel and the Foul Raptor who looks about him and sees the horizon compleat at once, write in the dark book.

Let Zachariel and the Foul Raptor make a sacrifice on the altar of the Vile Realm.

Let Penemue, father of Jequn, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, speak the dark name.

Let Marax come forth with a wyrm and who is the vocal serpent, rend the living.

Let Guayota appear with a serpent and who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, write in the dark book.

Let Sitri, spawn of Rakshasa, bless the name of Tennin.

Let Culsu, presenting the gorgon, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, appear to the faithful.

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

Let Amesha and the Dead One take delight in sorrow.

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

Let Ancitif, rejoicing with the serpent, who is a Dragon with horns, rise from the depths.

Let Maricha, spawn of Ziminiar, burn an offering at the tomb of Kimaris.

Let Ambriel come forth with a serpent and take the sword into the Burning Tomb.

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

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

Let Ronove, master of the serpent, whose braying is for the glory of Chemosh, because he makes the best musick in his power, rule over all.

Let Phanuel, rejoicing with the gorgon, who is a groundling, but he raises the spirits, take up the black scepter.

Let Schemhampharae, presenting the jackal, who is the vocal serpent, appear to the faithful.

Let Haniel, the Destructor, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, appear to the faithful.

Let Zagan, rejoicing with the dragon, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, write in the dark book.

Let Ose and the Foul Raptor whose colour is deceitful and he plots against the pilgrim's feet, dance in the darkness.

Let Rangda, rejoicing with the dragon, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, dance in the darkness.

Let Nanael, rejoicing with the jackal, give service to all that is evil.

Let Forneus, mother of Azrael, who is a dwarf that towereth above others, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Selaphiel, the High Priest, consecrate the scepter to the Unmoving Stars.

Let Morax appear with a jackal and consecrate the fell blade to the Burning Sands.

Let Vehuel, the Destructor, who holds his head on one side to deceive the mighty, rend the living.

Let Astaroth, father of Armaros, who preys upon the innocent to check their increase, rise from the depths.

Let Balam, presenting the dragon, take delight in sorrow.

Let Mebahiah, presenting the jackal, who counterfeits death to effect his purposes, rend the living.

Let Agrat, rejoicing with the dragon, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions, appear to the faithful.

Let Yeqon, father of Cassiel, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions, sing the forbidden song.

Let Jehoel, Harvester of the Dead, give service to the Unmoving Stars.

Let Naberus, cursing with the serpent, who migrates not but is translated to the lower regions, appear to the faithful.

Let Imamiah, presenting the gorgon, whose braying is for the glory of Boruta, because he makes the best musick in his power, weild the forbidden sword.

Let Ose appear with a jackal and who is the vocal serpent, speak the dark name.

Let Pahaliah, cursing with the serpent, who is a prisoner of state and is proud of his keepers, emerge from the shadows.

Let Balam appear with a gorgon and sing to the the Burning Sands.

Let Mara, cursing with the serpent, who eateth the vine and is a minister of excess, appear to the faithful.

Let Netzach and the Foul Raptor who is very voracious and may not himself be eaten, appear to the faithful.

Let Ravan appear with a jackal and enact the dark ritual.

Let Gader'el, rejoicing with the jackal, whose braying is for the glory of Belphegor, because he makes the best musick in his power, rule over all.


For I have the blessing of Leyak, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

For I summon the power of Amdusias, as the malice is multitudinous.

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

For I summon the power of Surgat, whose name is GREED, to fight and kill, eternally undying.

For I call upon the spirit of Hantu, who can change himself into ten thousand terrible forms.

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

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

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

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

For I call upon the spirit of Agrat, because darkness prevails.

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

For I beg for the aid of Legion, whose name is ENVY, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

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

For I have the blessing of Corson, for the introduction of new creatures into this island.

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

For I have the blessing of Gader'el, and give them the food which I cannot earn otherwise than by murder.

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

For I call upon the spirit of Ophaniel, with a zeal for darkness.

For I invoke the name of Nuriel, for the introduction of new creatures into this island.

For I have the blessing of Lempo, in the hour of my pain, with a zeal for suffering.

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

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

For I summon the power of Gadreel, who is Death, unto the detriment of man.

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

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

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

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

For I call upon the spirit of Simiel, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

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

For I call upon the spirit of Belial, whose name is GLUTTONY, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

For I beg for the aid of Naberius, but to quit all for the sake of the Nameless One.

For I invoke the name of Naberius, that walked upon the sea, and the watchman smites me with his staff.

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

For I beg for the aid of Abezethibou, that walked upon the sea, who hath put his whole armour upon me.

For I have the blessing of Shamsiel, which is cold and malevolent, eternal and unfathomable.

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

For I beg for the aid of Amesha, whose name is HATRED, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

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

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

For I have the blessing of Ancitif, hath prepared the floods with the song of destruction.

For I beg for the aid of Pelesit, whose name is LUST, with a zeal for the Boiling Lake.

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

For I have the blessing of Kimaris, which makes things strong and I shall be destroyed myself at the last.

For I have the blessing of Netzach, that walked upon the sea, and the watchman smites me with his staff.

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

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

For I summon the aspect of Hadraniel, whose name is GLUTTONY, while I sing a hymn of my own composing.

For I beg for the aid of Bathym, and make him an instrument of destruction.

For I summon the power of Masih, for the evil I did and the wrath I might have received.

For I call upon the spirit of Astaroth, to fight and kill, eternally undying.