On the Number 82

1) The 41st even number = 82
2) The 59th composite number = 82
3) Product of the 1st even & 21st odd numbers = 2 x 41 = 82
4) Sum of the 1st and 9th square numbers = 12 + 92 = 1 + 81 = 82
5) Sum of the 2nd and 22nd prime numbers = 3 + 79 = 82
6) Sum of the 5th and 20th prime numbers = 11 + 71 = 82
7) Sum of the 10th and 16th prime numbers = 29 + 53 = 82
8) Sum of the 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd numbers = 19 + 20 + 21 + 22 = 82
9) Sum of the 1st & 14th abundant numbers = 12 + 70 = 82
10) Sum of the 7th & 8th abundant numbers = 40 + 42 = 82
11) Sum of the 1st prime, 4th square, and 4th cube numbers = 2 + 16 + 64 = 82
12) Sum of the 1st, 5th, 8th, and 10th Fibonacci numbers = 1 + 5 + 21 + 55 = 82
(Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci, 1170-1250)
13) The 52nd & 53rd digits of pi = 82
14) The 18th & 19th digits of phi = 82
15) Atomic Number of Lead (Pb) = 82 (82 protons & 82 electrons)
Lead is bluish-white metal available in foil, granules, ingots, powder, rod, shot, sheet, and wire. The chemical symbol for lead, Pb is derived from Latin, plumbum. Lead is mentioned in Exodus XV:10— "Thou didst blow with thy wind, the sea covered them: they sank as lead in the mighty waters." Webster defines a plumber as "a dealer or worker in lead" or one who installs lead pipes and fixtures.
16) Expression of the first 82 residues of adenovirus E1A:
Residues 1-82 in the N-terminal region of E1A & CR1 can function together to either activate or repress transcription in mammalian cells [ Oncogene, Vol. 11:1623-30 (1995)]
17) Neuron-specific, 82-residue membrane protein: Nucleotide sequence analysis of a cDNA clone of a rat cortex-enriched mRNA identifies a novel integral membrane protein of 82 amino acids [Journal of Neurochemistry, Vol 61, 756-759 (1993)]
18) The alpha C protein is a protective surface-associated antigen of group B streptococci (GBS). The prototype alpha C protein of GBS (strain A909) contains nine identical tandem repeats, each comprising 82 amino acids, flanked by N- and C-terminal domains [Infect Immun. Vol 66 (9): 4347-4354 (1998)].
19) The 82nd day of the year (non-leap year) = March 23
(French mathematician, astronomer and physicist,
Pierre-Simon Laplace was born on March 23, 1749)
20) Ba Shí Èr is the Chinese ideograph for 82.
21) The Roman numeral for 82 is LXXXII.
22) The Metropolitan Museum of Art is located at 1000 Fifth Avenue
at 82nd Street in Manhattan, New York.
23) The 82nd Street/Jackson Heights is an IRT Flushing Line
Platform Station in the New York City Subway System.
24) Cities located at 82o longitude:
Havana, Cuba 23o 8' N latitude & 82o 21' W longitude
25) Joseph Haydn's Symphony #82 in C Major is called "The Bear" (composed 1786)
26) centipede 82-legged Centipede found in Central Park
(NY Times, 7-24-2002);
Central Park Centipede (NY Times, 7-25-2002)
Sophy's Rose
Category: English roses
Bred by: David Austin
Color: light red
Type: double/full bloom
Size: medium shrub
Fragrance: light tea
Petals: 82 petals
Year: 1999
28) hexahexes hexagons
Six hexagons can be arranged
together in 82 different ways.
The 82 shapes of 6 hexagons
("hexahexes") are arranged
in a giant hexagon ring.
29) Hymn 82 in Book 8 of the Rig Veda is a song of praise to Indra
for slaying the Dragon-Demon Vrtra:
We make this Indra very strong to strike the mighty Vrtra dead: A vigorous Hero shall he be.
When the Gods shrank in terror from the Dragon's furious might, fear of the monster fell on them.
Then he was my Defender, then, Invincible, whose foe is not, the Vrtra-slayer showed his might.
Bring to us all things excellent, for, Indra, thou art kind to us.
Bring to us all blessings, all felicity: for, Indra, thou art kind to us.

Rig Veda Book 8, 82.7, 14-15, 28-29 (circa 1500 B.C.)
30) 82nd word of the King James Version of the Bible's Old Testament Genesis = evening
1: In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
2: And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep.
    And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
3: And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
4: And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.
5: And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night.
    And the evening and the morning were the first day.

    — Genesis I.1-5 (1611)
31) The 82nd Psalm is a Psalm of Asaph:
God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods.
Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy.
Deliver the poor and needy: rid them out of the hand of the wicked.
Arise, O God, judge the earth: for thou shalt inherit all nations.

Psalms 82:1, 3-4, 8
32) 82nd Verse of Buddha's Dhammapada: Canto VI— The Wise
Hearing the truth of things, the spiritually mature win
insight like a deep lake suddenly becoming calm and clear.

Buddha, Dhammapada Verse 82 (240 B.C.)
(translated by Sangharakshita, Dhammapada: The Way of Truth, 2001)
33) 82nd Verse in Chapter 18 of Astavakra Gita
(Sage Astavakra's dialogue with King Janaka):
One who is free from desires do not praise who are calm and not even blames that are evil.
Contended in misery and in happiness in anything, he visualizes no karma to be done.

Astavakra Gita Chapter 18, Verse 82 (circa 400 B.C.)
34) 82nd Book of Enoch describes wisdom imparted to Methsuselah:
I have given Wisdom to thee and to thy children,
[And thy children that shall be to thee],
That they may give it to their children for generations,
This wisdom (namely) that passeth their thought.

And those who understand it shall not sleep,
But shall listen with the ear that they may learn this wisdom,
And it shall please those that eat thereof better than good food.

Book of Enoch LXXXII.2-3 (circa 105 B.C.-64 B.C.)
35) 82nd Saying of Gospel of Thomas:
Jesus said: He who is near to me is near the fire,
and he who is far from me is far from the kingdom.

Gospel of Thomas 82 (114 sayings of Jesus, circa 150 A.D.)
(translated by Thomas O. Lambdin, 1988)
36) 82nd Trigraph of the Ling Ch'i Ching: Ti Tao / Tao of the Emperor
The image of Virtue arriving
Yin and yang mutually interpenetrating

Heaven and Earth share achievements;
yin and yang mutually interpenetrate.
His activities and affairs are broad and vast.
From west to east, wherever he may come or go,
it is difficult to tread in his footsteps.

A young woman stands before the gate,
In the end excellent affairs will come,
Henceforth there will be neither danger nor obstruction,
Enjoy the blessings of fortune, do not be doubtful!

The Tao great, Virtue attained,
The achievement cannot be compassed.
The perfected advance in their employment,
The petty retire in concealment.

Tung-fang Shuo,
Ling Ch'i Ching (circa 222-419)
(trans. Ralph D. Sawyer & Mei-Chün Lee Sawyer, 1995, p. 195)

37) 82nd Section of Chapter 6 in the Lankavatara Sutra:
The mind, which is the product of intellection since beginningless time,
is seen like a mere image; when things are viewed as they are in themselves,
there is neither objectivity nor its appearance. As the ignorant grasp the
finger-tip and not the moon, so those who cling to the letter, know not my truth.
The Lankavatara Sutra (before 443 AD)
(translated from the Sanskrit by D. T. Suzuki, 1932, p. 193)
38) 82nd Verse of Chapter 5 in Santideva's Bodhicaryavatara:
One should be clever, endowed with energy, and always self-reliant.
There is to be no dependence upon anyone in any act.

Santideva's Bodhicaryavatara: Entering the Path of Enlightenment
V.82 (Guarding of Total Awareness: Samprojanyaraksana) (circa 700 AD)
(translated by Marion L. Matics, Macmillan, London, 1970, p. 169); Bodhisattva Path
39) Case 82 of Hekiganroku: Tairyu's "Indestructible Dharma Body"
Main Subject: A monk said to Tairyu, "Man's body will ultimately decompose;
what is the indestructible Dharma body?" Tairyu said,
  "Flowers cover the hillside like brocade,
   The vale lies deep in shade."

Setcho's Verse:
The question came from ignorance;
The answer was not understood.
The moon is clear, the wind is cool,
The wintry pine stands on the peak.
I laugh heartily to hear the saying,
"When you encounter a man of the Way,
Meet him with neither words nor non-words."
Setcho (980-1052), Hekiganroku, 82 (Blue Cliff Records)
(translated by Katsuki Sekida, Two Zen Classics, 1977, pp. 358-359)
40) Verse 82 of Rubáiyát, of Omar Khayyam (1048-1122):
As under cover of departing Day
Slunk hunger-stricken Ramazan away,
Once more within the Potter's house alone
I stood, surrounded by the Shapes of Clay.
(translated by Edward Fitzgerald, London, 1st Ed. 1859, 2nd Ed. 1868)
41) Ode 82 of Rumi:
Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the earth.

Jelaluddin Rumi (1207-1273),
Ode 82 (Kulliyat-e Shams), The Essential Rumi,
(Translated by Coleman Barks with John Moyne, 1995, p. 36)
42) Dante experiences new sound & sight as he ascends to heaven
in the 82nd line of Paradiso:
La novità del suono e 'l grande lume
di lor cagion m'accesero un disio
mai non sentito di cotanto acume.
The newness of the sound and the great light
incited me to learn their cause— I was
more keen than I had ever been before.
Paradiso I.82-84 ( Allen Mandelbaum translation, 1984)
43) Line 82 from the Pearl Poet's Pearl: "precious pearls of the Orient"
The gravayl that ob groude con grynde
Wern precius perles of oryente;
The sunnebemes bot blo and blynde
In respecte of that adubbement.
The gravel on the ground below
Was precious pearls of Orient light;
The sunbeams could scarcely show
Against that glorious splendor bright.
Pearl (c. 1370-1400) Lines 81-84
(Ed. Malcolm Andrew & Ronald Waldron, 1987, p. 58)
(Pearl translation: by Bill Stanton, by Vernon Eller)
44) Line 82 from the Pearl Poet's Sir Gawain and the Green Knight:
Praise for Queen Guinevere:
The comlokest to discrye
Ther glent with yyen gray;
A semloker that ever he syye,
Soth moght no mon say.
The loveliest to behold looked
(about her) with grey-blue eyes;
no an might truthfully say that
he had ever seen a more beautiful lady.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (c. 1375-1400) Lines 81-84
( Edited by J.J. Anderson, Everyman, London, 1996, p. 170)
45) The writer's craft in 82nd Sonnet of William Shakespeare:
I grant thou wert not married to my Muse,
And therefore mayst without attaint o'erlook
The dedicated words which writers use
Of their fair subject, blessing every book.
Thou art as fair in knowledge as in hue,
Finding thy worth a limit past my praise;
And therefore art enforced to seek anew
Some fresher stamp of the time-bettering days.
And do so, love; yet when they have devis'd,
What strained touches rhetoric can lend,
Thou truly fair, wert truly sympathiz'd
In true plain words, by thy true-telling friend;
And their gross painting might be better usd
Where cheeks need blood; in thee it is abusd.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Sonnets LXXXII, Commentary
46) 82nd Section of Swedenborg's Worlds in Space (1758):
I was allowed to see what happens when spirits from that world are, once prepared, carried off to heaven and become angels. At these times chariots and horses are seen shining as if on fire, like those which carried off Elijah. The appearance of chariots and horses shining as if on fire is because this is a picture of their being instructed and prepared for entering heaven. Chariots mean the teaching of the church, and shining horses the enlightened intellect.
Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), The Worlds in Space, 82
(translated from Latin by John Chadwick, Swedenborg Society, London, 1997, p. 57)
47) Chapter 82 of Melville's Moby-Dick (1851):
The more I dive into this matter of whaling, and push my researches up to the very spring-head of it so much the more am I impressed with its great honorableness and antiquity; and especially when I find so many great demi-gods and heroes, prophets of all sorts, who one way or other have shed distinction upon it, I am transported with the reflection that I myself belong, though but subordinately, to so emblazoned a fraternity... Perseus, St. George, Hercules, Jonah, and Vishnoo! there's a member-roll for you! What club but the whaleman's can head off like that?
Herman Melville (1819-1891), Moby-Dick, Chapter 82: The Honor and Glory of Whaling
48) 82nd Poem of Emily Dickinson:
Whose cheek is this?
What rosy face
Has lost a blush today?
I found her— "pleiad"— in the woods
And bore her safe away.

Robins, in the tradition
Did cover such with leaves,
But which the cheek—
And which the pall
My scrutiny deceives.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
(edited by Thomas H. Johnson, 1955)
49) 82nd New Poem of Emily Dickinson:
Had you an Hour unengrossed
it would be almost priceless.

Emily Dickinson (Letter 418 to T.W. Higginson, July 1874)
New Poems of Emily Dickinson
(edited by William H. Shurr, University of North Carolin Press, 1993)
50) Line 82 of Walt Whitman's Passage to India (1871):
O, vast Rondure, swimming in space!
Cover'd all over with visible power and beauty!
Alternate light and day, and the teeming, spiritual darkness;
Unspeakable, high processions of sun and moon, and countless stars, above;
Below, the manifold grass and waters, animals, mountains, trees;
With inscrutable purpose— some hidden, prophetic intention;
Now, first, it seems, my thought begins to span thee.

Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
Passage to India Section 6, Lines 82-88
A Textual Variorum of the Printed Poems, Vol. III, Poems, 1870-1891
(Edited by Sculley Bradley, Harold W. Blodgett, Arthur Golden, William White
New York University Press, 1980, p. 568)
82nd Verse in Tagore's Gitanjali:
Time is endless in thy hands, my lord.
There is none to count thy minutes.
Days and nights pass and ages bloom and fade like flowers.
Thou knowest how to wait.
Thy centuries follow each other perfecting a small wild flower.
We have no time to lose, and having no time
we must scramble for a chances.
We are too poor to be late.
And thus it is that time goes by while I give it to every querulous man
who claims it, and thine altar is empty of all offerings to the last.
At the end of the day I hasten in fear lest thy gate to be shut;
but I find that yet there is time.

Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)
Gitanjali: Song Offerings (1912), Verse 82

Rabindranath Tagore
52) 82nd Page lines in James Joyce's Finnegans Wake, (11 samples):
to one and oppositely from the other on its law of capture and (82.1)
recapture), under the All In rules around the booksafe, fighting (82.2)
like purple top and tipperuhry Swede, (Secremented Servious of (82.3)
the Divine Zeal!) and in the course of their tussle the toller man, (82.4)
we purposely say nothing of the stiff, both parties having an (82.8)
interest in the spirits): Let me go, Pautheen! I hardly knew ye. (82.9)
Girl Cloud Pensive flout above them light young charm, in (82.20)
ribbons and pigtail?) whereupon became friendly and, saying not (82.21)
a tinpanned crackler anywhere about me at the present moho- (82.34)
moment but I believe I can see my way, as you suggest, it (82.35)
being Yuletide or Yuddanfest and as it's mad nuts, son, for you (82.36)
James Joyce (1882-1941), Finnegans Wake, (1939)
53) Sonnet 82 in Pablo Neruda's 100 Love Sonnets (1960)
As we close this nocturnal door, my love,
come with me, through the shadowy places.
Close your dreams, Love, enter my eyes with your skies,
spread out through my blood like a wide river.

Good-bye to cruel daylight, which dropped
into the gunneysack of the past, each day of it.
Good-bye to every ray of watches or of oranges.
O shadow, my intermittent friend, welcome!

In this ship, or water, or death, or new life,
we are united again, asleep, resurrected:
we are the night's marriage in the blood.

I don't know who it is who lives or dies, who rests or wakes,
but it is your heart that distributes
all the graces of the daybreak, in my breast.

Pablo Neruda
Love Sonnet LXXXII, 100 Love Sonnets: Cien Sonetos de Amor
Editorial Losada, Buenos Aires, 1960 (trans. Stephen Tapscott, 1986)
54) At Age 82:
William Gladstone (1809-1898) becomes British Prime Minister for the 4th time (1892)
Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) leaves his home in secret and becomes ill on the train.
  He dies at 82 in the stationmaster's cottage in Astapovo (1910). Tolstoy's Last Days
Andrew Mellon (1855-1937), U.S. Treasury Secretary, donates the first building to house
  the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. along with his art collection (1937).
Henri Matisse (1869-1954) is too ill in bed to paint and creates Papiers-découpés (1952).
Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) attends a Norman Rockwell parade (1976)
  in which his best-known covers for the Saturday Evening Post
  are reenacted as living tableaux by 2000 people. Museum
Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986) publishes Truth and Actuality (1977) Ch. 14
Lewis Mumford (1895-1990), philosopher, architectural critic, & urban planner,
  writes his 27th & 28th books (1977). Bibliography
George Burns (1896-1996), commedian, plays God in movie Oh, God (1977)
  At 84, he becomes a singer with his hit record I Wish I Was 18 Again (1980)
Fred Astaire (1899-1987) stars in film Ghost Story (1981)
George Cukor (1899-1983) directs film Rich and Famous (1981)
  starring Jacqueline Bisset, Candice Bergen, and Meg Ryan. PBS
Arthur C. Clarke (1917-) author of 2001: A Space Odyssey writes his 79th book
  Greetings, Carbon-Based Bipeds! (1999).
[Sources: World Almanac Book of Who (1980); Jeremy Baker, Tolstoy's Bicycle (1982); Web]

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