CC Madhya 18.30

vipra-gṛhe gopālera nibhṛte sevana
grāma ujāḍa haila, palāila sarva-jana
Word for word: 
vipra-gṛhe — in the house of a brāhmaṇa; gopālera — of Lord Gopāla; nibhṛte — very secretly; sevana — worship; grāma — the village; ujāḍa haila — became deserted; palāila — fled; sarva-jana — all the people.
Translation: 
The Gopāla Deity was kept in the house of a brāhmaṇa, and His worship was conducted secretly. Everyone fled, and thus the village of Annakūṭa was deserted.