Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Where are you? I’ troth she’s in love with me, as I fancy; the roguish one’s playing bo-peep.
Riley’s Plautus.—The Rudens, Vol. II. Act II. Scene 7.

[Both Horace and Virgil mention the game of hiding or bo-peep as a favourite one with the girls of their day.—Riley. Supra, in notis.]