Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale / Her infinite variety


A sentence from the play Antony and Cleopatra, by William Shakespeare. A friend of Mark Antony says that Cleopatra is overwhelmingly attractive to men not so much because of her beauty as because of her fascinating unpredictability and range of moods.

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agba, AGC, agcy., age, age allowance, Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale / Her infinite variety, aged, agee, Agee, James, age group, age hardening
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