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Sugar and the sugar question.[from the N. O. True Delta, October 17.] The outside world, particularly of Europe, has long been sneering at America as the land of brag, of boast, of bounce, and braggadocio par excellence. An American, or Yankee representation rather, is with them the synonym of the stupendous of colloquial romance, and this, too, quite as much in matters adverse to our interests as in those which conduce to our advantage. Is there not strong grounds for believing that this opinion is more just than many others that strangers have formed and expressed of us and our institutions? Does not the very caption to this article suggest to the mind of every reader the proof that a cavalling or censorious commentator upon our habits and manners would seek to corroborate the charge he in spitefulness, or envy, or moroseness might advance? For three months past here at home in Louisiana, every sugar planter was discontented unless we sent over the world the most exaggerate