Not at all, as it turns out: He is worried about his little Maltese, which has a persistent liver infection.
Robert Graves thought Hammett was better than either Chandler or Asbury and called The Maltese Falcon, “a literary landmark.”
“So I called out of the clear blue sky with no agenda,” she remembers, as she holds up her Maltese, Max, for smooches.
The occupations of the Maltese women, however, are of a far less wearing nature.
This cross, like that last named, is more like a Greek cross than a Maltese cross.
All that was stated was a reason for believing that the Maltese belonged to it.
We have a beautiful Maltese cat, and twelve little chickens.
A specific micro-organism, the Micrococcus melitensis, was discovered in 1887, and it was traced to the milk of the Maltese goats.
When he married her he abandoned the Maltese Order, of which he had been a knight.
The Maltese cross, a Phoenician emblem, was discovered cut on a rock in the island from which it takes its name.