A numbered index card was stationed beside each item.
He knew I had a wife and there was at least one other female and we numbered five.
He knew his days were numbered and gave his notice—said he had a job out west.
After an hour of circles he spotted a numbered highway he recognized, although he was much further from Parkside than he'd suspected.
From the date when Mr Hart took up his duties at Peking, in 1863, he unceasingly devoted the whole of his energies to the work of the department, with the result that the revenue grew from upwards of eight million taels to nearly twenty-seven million, collected at the thirty-two treaty ports, and the customs staff, which in 1864 numbered 200, reached in 1901 a total of 57 0 4.