Highgate


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Highgate,

residential area within Camden, Islington, and Haringey boroughs, London, England. The house where Francis Bacon died is in Highgate, and Herbert Spencer, George Eliot, and Karl Marx are buried in Highgate cemetery in Camden. Highgate School, a public school founded in 1565, is there.
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As you are in no hurry, then,' said Steerforth, 'come home with me to Highgate, and stay a day or two.
The remains of Henrietta Trefusis were interred in Highgate Cemetery the day before Christmas Eve.
They had been seen at Highgate, and even, it was said, at Neasden.
The word "Cape" rises across the face of a dial; a gong strikes: the South African mid-weekly mail is in at the Highgate Receiving Towers.
I heard of her first at the archway toll, over at Highgate, but couldn't make quite sure.
We're a respectable middle-class family, living at Highgate.
We arrested him," replied the sergeant gravely, "just as he was coming out of the police station at Highgate, where he had deposited all his master's money in the care of Inspector Robinson.
Our company were now arrived within a mile of Highgate, when the stranger turned short upon Jones, and pulling out a pistol, demanded that little bank-note which Partridge had mentioned.
After a brief space, she rebelled against Highgate and Hornsey utterly.
Even in the brains of the wildest speculators, there had sprung up no long rows of streets connecting Highgate with Whitechapel, no assemblages of palaces in the swampy levels, nor little cities in the open fields.
Thus, they had toiled along the dusty road, taking little heed of any object within sight, save when they stepped aside to allow a wider passage for the mail-coaches which were whirling out of town, until they passed through Highgate archway; when the foremost traveller stopped and called impatiently to his companion,
in Hornsey, Highgate, Brixton, and Camberwell--they cannot but entertain a lively sense of the inestimable benefits which must inevitably result from carrying the speculations of that learned man into a wider field, from extending his travels, and, consequently, enlarging his sphere of observation, to the advancement of knowledge, and the diffusion of learning.