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Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety

Origin

Portrait of William ShakespeareFrom Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, 1606:

DOMITIUS ENOBARBUS:
Never; he will not:
Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale
Her infinite variety: other women cloy
The appetites they feed: but she makes hungry
Where most she satisfies; for vilest things
Become themselves in her: that the holy priests
Bless her when she is riggish.

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