O harlot! O whore! O Thou without shame,
Illuminate me with Thy mystical flame!
Thy seal on my heart will be burnt upon,
I raise up the cup and adore Babalon!
— In Nomine Babalon: 156 Adorations to the Scarlet Goddess
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