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  1. A fictional occult phrase from H. P. Lovecraft's The Call of Cthulhu, said to mean "In his house at R'lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming".
    • 1926, H. P. Lovecraft, The Call of Cthulhu
      What, in substance, both the Esquimaux wizards and the Louisiana swamp-priests had chanted to their kindred idols was something very like this: the word-divisions being guessed at from traditional breaks in the phrase as chanted aloud: "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn."
      Legrasse had one point in advance of Professor Webb, for several among his mongrel prisoners had repeated to him what older celebrants had told them the words meant. This text, as given, ran something like this: "In his house at R'lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming."
    • 1976, Lyon Sprague De Camp, Literary Swordsmen and Sorcerers: The Makers of Heroic Fantasy - Page 99
      ... produces a stone statuette of a similar monster and tells of the chant of the cultists: "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn".
    • 1999, Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Robert E. Weinberg, Martin Harry Greenberg, 100 Hilarious Little Howlers - Page 51
      "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn," he responded eruditely; these occultists know many unfamiliar toasts.
    • 2000, August Derleth, The Quest for Cthulhu - Page 231
      "The sounds that now came from the dock-worker's lips were as follows: Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah-nagl fhtagn.This Dr. Shrewsbury readily translated as: "In his house at R'lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming."
    • 2001, Mick Farren, Darklost - Page 45
      "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn." When the prayer was finished, a faintest chill whisper of a draft seemed to pass through the chamber and the incense smoke roiled into miniature thunderheads.
    • 2006, Lin Carter, The Xothic Legend Cycle - Page 201
      When he was finished some hours later, the page read as follows: Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn. (In His House at R'lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming.)
    • 2007, Asenath Mason, Necronomicon Gnosis: A Practical Introduction
      Then begin the meditation: gaze into the symbol and chant the mantra "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn". Visualize that the seal becomes a gate...
    • 2007, Asenath Mason, Necronomicon Gnosis: A Practical Introduction, Edition Roter Drache, page 34:
      Awaken from your ancient slumber, / And answer my calling! / Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’ngl fhtagn!
    • 2008, Juha Untinen, The Awakening (song) in Deep Beneath (album), Vortech (band):
      But now beneath the hunter's moon / their unleashing all but soon / Bright blue lighting fire up in room / their legions are ready to bring your doom / Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn / Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn / Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn / Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn
    • 2008, Erin Wolf Chambers, Computing Interesting Topological Features, ProQuest, page 40:
      Figure 4.8. Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn! A surface whose shortest splitting cycle cuts a shortest path g times, and a closeup of the undulating shortest splitting cycle.
    • 2011, Nick Mamatas, Brian Keene, The Damned Highway: Fear and Loathing in Arkham, Dark Horse Books page 61:
      “He’s coming! Oh, he’s coming, Lono . . . They said he would! This has all . . . this has all been written. Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagn . . . In his house at R’lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming . . . That’s not dead . . . which can eternal lie, and with strange eons even death may die! []
    • H. P. Lovecraft, The Shadow Over Innsmouth in 2013, Complete Collection of H. P. Lovecraft, Orintage Publishing, page 365:
      [] an’ the children shud never die, but go back to the Mother Hydra an’ Father Dagon what we all come from onct—Iä! Iä! Cthulhu fhtagn! Ph’nglui mglw’nafh Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah-nagl fhtagn
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