Napoleon sent for Fouche one day, in a great rage, told him that
he was a fool, and not fit to be at the head of the police, as he was quite

ignorant of what was passing. "Pardon me, Sire," said Fouche; "I know that

your Majesty has my dismissal ready signed in your pocket." Napoleon

changed his mind, and kept his Minister.

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