at no inconsiderable profit

kahroba

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Persian
Hi, forum
Please confirm if "at no incondiderable profit", in the following context, taken from "The House of Morgan', "1919", "USA" by John Dos Passos, means "considerable profit":
In the panic of '93
at no inconsiderable profit to himself
Morgan saved the U.S. Treasury; gold was draining out, the country was ruined, the farmers were howling for a silver standard, Grover Cleveland and his cabinet were walking up and down in the blue room in the White House without being able to come to a decision... people were starving and Coxey's army was marching to Washington; Morgan sat in his suite at Marlington smoking cigars and quietly playing solitaire until at last the president sent for him;
he had a plan all ready for stopping the gold hemorrhage.
 
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