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Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety

What's the origin of the phrase 'Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety'?

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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