Inch by inch we dragged her up until we reached the fringe of the tussock-grass and knew that the boat was above high-water mark.
At all events he followed me into my room, which only boasted of a mattress, stuffed with tussock-grass by the way, on the floor.
When darkness came on, Harrisson was near The Nuggets, where he passed the night amongst the tussock-grass.
The rise of the tide was about five feet, and at spring tide the water must have reached almost to the edge of the tussock-grass.
It had forced up a ridge of stones close to where the James Caird lay at the edge of the tussock-grass.
Each nest consisted of a mound over a foot high of tussock-grass, roots, and a little earth.