Thomas Dekker (1572-1632) was a dramatist and writer of popular pamphlets describing London life. This line comes from the play The Honest Whore, Part II (1605 or 1606). The Honest Whore, Part I, a collaboration between Dekker and Thomas Middleton, was performed in 1604.
Dekker, Thomas and Middleton, Thomas, "Phantastes Chapter 24: The Honest Whore" (1605). German Romantic and Other Influences. 26.
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